15 Possible Causes for Lyme Neuroborreliosis in USA

  • Lyme Neuroborreliosis

    Lyme neuroborreliosis is a late manifestation of an infection by Borrelia spp., a tick-borne bacterial pathogen that is known for causing Lyme disease and a range of clinical … Lyme neuroborreliosis (LN) is one of the many forms of Borrelia spp. infection, a spirochetal bacterial pathogen that is transmitted to the human host after a tick bite, specifically … New research indicates chemokine CXCL13 may also be a possible marker for neuroborreliosis.[1] [2]

  • Viral Meningitis
    Lyme Disease Lyme Neuroborreliosis

    Viral meningitis, as the name suggests, is a viral disease that causes inflammation of the meninges which are essentially membranes that cover the brain and the spinal cord. Individuals with poor immune system are more prone to develop viral infections. The symptoms of viral meningitis often mimic those of bacterial…[3]

  • Bacterial Meningitis
    Lyme Disease Lyme Neuroborreliosis

    The onset of symptoms in acute bacterial meningitis is abrupt. Initially, there is headache, vomiting and fever. Pain and stiffness then start developing in the neck and the back. In severe cases, there is altered level of consciousness and the patient may have confusion, delirium, lethargy and coma. If the meningitis…[4]

  • Lyme Meningoencephalitis
    Lyme Neuroborreliosis
  • Lyme Disease
    Lyme Meningoencephalitis Lyme Arthritis Lyme Carditis Lyme Neuroborreliosis

    New research indicates chemokine CXCL13 may also be a possible marker for neuroborreliosis. … Various acute neurological problems, termed neuroborreliosis, appear in 10–15% of untreated people. … In addition, some case reports have described altered mental status as the only symptom seen in a few cases of early neuroborreliosis.[5] [6]

  • Babesiosis
    Lyme Disease

    B. microti uses the same tick vector as Lyme disease, and may occur in conjunction with Lyme. … Ticks transmit the human strain of babesiosis, so it often presents with other tick-borne illnesses such as Lyme disease.[7]

  • Relapsing Fever
    Lyme Disease

    Other spirochete illnesses (Lyme disease, syphilis, leptospirosis) do not show spirochetes on blood smear. … Lyme disease Typhus CDC: Relapsing Fever Scientist and astronomer Larry Webster infected with relapsing fever … [8]

  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    Lyme Disease

    Infections proposed include mononucleosis, chlamydia, HHV-6, and lyme disease. … Other diseases, listed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, include infectious diseases (such as Epstein–Barr virus, influenza, HIV infection, tuberculosis, Lyme … irritability, mood swings, anxiety, panic attacks) The CDC proposes that persons with symptoms resembling those of CFS consult a physician to rule out several treatable illnesses: Lyme[9]

  • Brucellosis
    Lyme Disease

    Brucellosis is an infectious disease caused by any of several species of the Brucella genus: Brucella melitensis, Brucella abortus, Brucella suis and Brucella canis. Acute brucellosis may present with symptoms such as: Fever with chills and rigors  Anorexia  Headache Abdominal pain Muscular pain Fatigue and weakness…[10]

  • Juvenile Seronegative Polyarthritis
    Lyme Disease Lyme Arthritis

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  1. Lyme Neuroborreliosis, Symptoma
  2. Lyme disease, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  3. Viral Meningitis, Symptoma
  4. Bacterial Meningitis, Symptoma
  5. Lyme Disease, Symptoma
  6. Lyme disease, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  7. Babesiosis, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  8. Relapsing fever borreliosis, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  9. Chronic fatigue syndrome, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  10. Brucellosis, Symptoma