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Two women develop chronic Lyme disease because doctors were unable to diagnose their condition

A woman spent 13 years trying to find the cause of her symptoms Ė headaches, severe jaw pain and knuckle pain. Years of misdiagnosis led to chronic Lyme disease with symptoms such as intense shoulder, joint and hip pain. Lyme disease is treatable if diagnosed early. Another woman was told by 8 doctors that she didnít have Lyme disease but was eventually diagnosed by a physician who specializes in Lyme disease.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Easton Courier

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About: Two women develop chronic Lyme disease because doctors were unable to diagnose their condition

Date: 27 August 2004

Source: Easton Courier

Author: Deanna Holgerson

URL: http://www.zwire.com/site/news.cfm?BRD=1344&dept_id=433785&newsid=12796580&PAG=461&rfi=9

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