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Top 10 Lyme disease Treatments

Lyme disease is one of the most common tick-borne disorders in many countries. It can affect different parts of the body, including eyes, skin, heart, nervous system, and joints. It is necessary to find out and treat this condition in early stages as it could increase the chances of recovery. The specific methods of treatment will mostly depend on each case. Here’s a look at top 10 Lyme disease treatments.

Antibiotics

Antibiotics are by far the most popular and effective treatment for Lyme disease due to many reasons. As said above, the earlier you start taking antibiotics following infection, the more complete and faster your body will recover from the disease. Some common options such as amoxicillin, axetil, cefuroxime, and doxycycline can be orally taken for a couple of weeks to speed up the healing process, as well as prevent some subsequent symptoms like neurological issues or arthritis. However, keep in mind that doxycycline would stain permanent teeth emerging in young children, they are often treated with penicillin or cefuroxime axetil instead. (Source)

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