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    LYME prophylaxis

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    what do you need to know about Lyme disease prophylaxis?


















    -do it only in pregnant women with hystory of tick bite with Amoxicillin
    -give vaccine to people living in moderate/high risk areas
    -to the rest of the population=NO PROPHYLAXIS


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    why even bother with the obvious. Just know where you are need it and where you can help the most.

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    here is a nice one

    kid with lyme what do you give? - amoxacillin

    bilateral bells palsy tx: ceftriaxone
    (you had to figure out it was chronic lyme's and tx. is not doxy. for chronic)

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    nice thanks
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