Lyme Disease Consults in Denver, CO

Save up to 60% on a visit to diagnose and treat lyme disease with qualtiy doctors Denver, CO. Convienent visits with quality doctors or nurses to quickly address your tick bite and make an action plan for treatment including antiboitics.

Lyme disease is generally spread by contact with an infectious tick. If you've recently been bitten by a tick, especially if that bite presents as a "bullseye" rash, consider seeking care with a doctor on Sesame. A quick diagnosis and a prescription of a preventive antibiotic can help prevent lyme disease from taking hold in your body. A doctors or nurse practitioner license to practice medicine in Denver, CO can help you get the prescription you need.

If you fear you already have lyme disease due to persistent symptoms, a doctor or nurse practitioner can help assess and manage your condition. Oftentimes, lyme disease is treated with long-term antibiotic therapy or other methods of treatment.

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Danielle Desroches, NP

  • Family medicine
  • "Provider on time and discussed medical history before refilling established prescription"
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Meshandra Williams, APRN, PMHNP

  • Family medicine
  • "She was AMAZING! Best experience ever. She definitely was personable and listened to my concerns. Got me the help I needed and was very pleasant in doing so!"
  • $5 MEDS

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Salimah Jones, NP

  • Family medicine
  • "... she listened to everything I had to say and then prescribed what I needed ..."
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Traci Lambert, NP

  • Family medicine
  • "Great experience! She was exactly on time, and she quickly and competently diagnosed the issue with my swollen finger, and immediately sent in the prescription electronically. This was by far a better experience than having to go into urgent care, wait, be exposed to sick people, etc.... Already raving about my experience to my friends...."
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Shannon Leake, NP

  • Family medicine
  • "Shannon leake is literally the best. So caring. You can tell she literally cares for people genuinely & makes you feel great about yourself. 100/10 recommend visiting with her."
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  • $5 MEDS

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Tod Work, NP

  • Family medicine
  • "Today Work, NP put me at ease. He asked questions and listened to me. He was kind and efficient."
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Michael They, FNP-BC

  • Urgent care
  • "Very easy and convenient. Dr. They was very nice and efficient!"
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  • $5 MEDS

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Dr. Joseph Nichols, MD

  • Family medicine
  • "... was great and arranged my prescription with my local pharmacy immediately."
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Dr. John Ibrahim, MD

  • Internal medicine
  • $5 MEDS

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Amaechi Ozor, NP

  • Family medicine
  • $5 MEDS

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Elizabeth Johnston, APRN

  • Family medicine
  • "... the provider I saw was extremely understanding, compassionate and helpful."
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Mary Nye, NP

  • Family medicine
  • $5 MEDS

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Dr. Monika Patel, MD

  • Internal medicine
  • $5 MEDS

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Dr. Kenneth Akey, MD

  • Pediatrics

    About lyme disease

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    Lyme disease is caused by the bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi and the less common Borrelia mayonii. It is transmitted to humans by a bite from a black-legged tick, also known as the “deer tick”, which usually lives in long grass or heavily wooded areas. Deer ticks are commonly found in the Northeast and Midwest regions of the US.

    According to the CDC, deer ticks must be attached to a person for 36-48 hours or more before the infecting bacteria can be transmitted. However, most deer tick bites come from immature or “nymph” ticks, which may be as small as a speck of dust. The CDC estimates that there are nearly 300,000 cases of Lyme disease reported every year. Because many cases of Lyme disease go unreported, the CDC estimates that closer to 476,000 people contract Lyme disease every year.

    The symptoms of Lyme disease develop in stages. One of the first signs of Lyme disease is a red, expanding bulls-eye-shaped rash known as erythema migrans. This rash rarely itches or hurts, but it will grow over the course of several weeks. In some cases, the rash may expand to nearly 12 inches in diameter.

    Symptoms that begin to develop with the onset of Lyme disease include:

    • Fever
    • Headaches
    • Neck stiffness
    • Body aches
    • Fatigue
    • Swollen lymph glands

    As the disease progresses, or if the infection goes untreated, more serious symptoms may develop. These symptoms include:

    • Joint pain
    • A recurring rash
    • Inflammation of membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord (meningitis)
    • Facial paralysis (Bell’s palsy)
    • Numbness (neuropathy)
    • Irregular heart rhythms

    If you have been bitten by a tick and are beginning to notice symptoms of Lyme disease, talk to your doctor right away. Most cases of Lyme disease can be effectively treated with medication. The earlier the treatment starts, the more effective it is.

    Treatment Options

    Most cases of Lyme disease are effectively treated with prescription antibiotic medication. Take a look below to learn more about antibiotic treatment for Lyme disease. During your appointment, talk to your doctor about whether or not this is the right treatment plan for you.

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