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Indicaciones Generales de Tratamiento

El tratamiento específico para la enfermedad de Lyme depende de cuánto tiempo haya tenido la enfermedad cuando se diagnosticó y si existe alguna complicación. En todas las etapas, se usan medicamentos para matar la bacteria de Lyme en el cuerpo en un esfuerzo por eliminar la enfermedad o reducir los síntomas y complicaciones.

El tratamiento involucra lo siguiente:

Medicamentos

No hay opciones quirúrgicas para el tratamiento de enfermedad de Lyme.

Referencias:

American Lyme Disease Foundation website. Disponible en: http://www.aldf.com/ .

Lyme Disease Foundation website. Disponible en: http://www.lyme.org/ .

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease website. Disponible en: http://www3.niaid.nih.gov/ .



Last reviewed octubre 2012 by Michael Woods, MD

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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