Symptoms Info

Symptoms Information

Chronic Lyme Disease
Official Symptom List 

Table 1: Untreated chronic Lyme disease (CLD-U)*

 

Symptom/sign

Chest Pain

Fibrillation

Flutter

Murmur

Myocardial Infarction

Myocarditis

Myopericarditis

Muscle Atrophy

Synovitis

Tenosynovitis

Arthralgia (joint pain)

Arthritis

Dactylitis

Joint Warmth

Muscle Weakness

Musculoskeletal Pain

Periorbital Edema

Encephalomyelitis

Paraparesis

Encephalopathy

Neuropathy

Optic Neuritis

Transient Ischemic Attack

Blurred Vision

Eye Pain

Facial Pain

Fatigue

Headaches

Hypesthesia

Memory Difficulties

Photophobia

Progressive Visual Loss

Ptosis

Radicular Pain

Restriction of Visual Field

Tinnitus

Vertigo

Total: 37

*Symptoms and signs of chronic Lyme disease without antibiotic treatment (CLD-U). Symptoms/signs were associated with positive B. burgdorferi culture, PCR or microscopy.
Symptom/Sign Category

a) Musculoskeletal (%) - 23/59 (39) 

b) Neuropsychiatric (%) - 29/59 (49) 

c) Cardiovascular (%) - 7/59 (12)


Table 2: Chronic Lyme disease following limited antibiotic treatment (CLD-T)*

 

Symptom/sign

Muscle Atrophy

Fibromyalgia

Meningismus

Synovitis

Tenosynovitis

Arthralgia (joint pain)

Arthritis

Migratory Pain

Muscle Stiffness

Muscle Weakness

Musculoskeletal Pain

Myalgia

Torticollis

Trigger Finger

Dementia

Parkinsonism

Depressed Corneal Reflexes

Hemiparesis

Recurrent encephalomyeloradiculopathy

Trigeminal Sensory Neuropathy

Blunted Affect

Cognitive Dysfunction

Cogwheel Rigidity

Confusion

Decreased Central Vision

Decreased Verbal Fluency

Depression

Difficulty Naming Objects

Disorientation

Drooling

Fatigue

Fullness in head

Headaches

Hypalgesia

Hypesthesia

Impaired Judgment

Impaired Swallowing

Memory Difficulties

Numbness

Paresthesias

Perseveration

Poor Concentration

Poor Initiation

Radicular Pain

Tinnitus

Tremors

Vertigo

Total: 47

*Symptoms and signs of chronic Lyme disease following limited antibiotic treatment (CLD-T). Symptoms/signs were associated with positive B. burgdorferi culture, PCR or microscopy.
Symptom/Sign Category:

a) Musculoskeletal (%) - 24/73 (33) 

b) Neuropsychiatric (%) - 49/73 (67) 

c) Cardiovascular (%) - 0/73 (0)


 Signs & Symptoms Information 

ACA- Acrodermatitis chronicum atrophicans

Ataxia

Biofilms& Bacteria Killers

Borrelial lymphocytoma

Borrelia Neurotoxin References

Brain Information

Cholesterol

Chronic Lyme Symptom List

CSF Tests

Dental & Jaw Issues

Dry Eyes

Electromagnetic Fields- EMF

Eye Abstracts

Eye Disorders

Gastrointestional

Heart abstracts

Heparin / Hypercoagulation

Histamine- Quercetin- DAO

Horner's Syndrome

Hypo/Hyper Thyroid/Adrenal

Interstitial cystitis (IC)

Jaundice & Hepatitis

Knee & Joints

Liver & Kidney

Mast Cell Disorder

Mental Health Issues

Mouth/Dental

MTHFR

Musical Hallucinations

Non-Toxic Cleaning Products

Optic Neuritis

Petechiae & Purpura

Princess & The Pea Syndrome

Psoriatic Arthritis

Psychiatric Symptoms

Symptoms Links

Tremor, Seizures & Psychosis

UPDATED Skin Manifestations

Vocal Cord Paralysis-Respiratory Failure



Dr. Joseph Burrascano's List of Symptoms 

CHECK LIST OF CURRENT SYMPTOMS: This is not meant to be used as a diagnostic scheme, but is provided to streamline the office interview.  Note the format- complaints referable to specific organ systems and specific co-infections are clustered to clarify diagnoses and to better display multisystem involvement. 

 

Have you had any of the following in relation to this illness? (CIRCLE “NO” OR “YES”)  

Tick bite    N  Y  “EM” rash (discrete circle) N  Y 

Spotted rash over large area  N  Y  Linear, red streaks  N  Y 


SYMPTOM OR SIGN 

Persistent swollen glands          

Sore throat          

Fevers          

Sore soles, esp. in the AM

         

Joint pain          

    Fingers, toes 

    Ankles, wrists 

    Knees, elbows 

    Hips, shoulders

 

Joint swelling          

    Fingers, toes 

    Ankles, wrists 

    Knees, elbows 

    Hips, shoulders

 

Unexplained back pain           

Stiffness of the joints or back          

Muscle pain or cramps          

Obvious muscle weakness         

Twitching of the face or other muscles

          

Confusion, difficulty thinking          

Difficulty with concentration, reading, problem absorbing new information 

         

Word search, name block          

Forgetfulness, poor short term memory, poor attention           

Disorientation: getting lost, going to wrong places          

Speech errors- wrong word, misspeaking   

 

Mood swings, irritability, depression          


Anxiety, panic attacks          

Psychosis (hallucinations, delusions, paranoia, bipolar)          

Tremor          

Seizures          

Headache          


Light  sensitivity          

Sound sensitivity          

Vision: double, blurry, floaters          


Ear pain          

Hearing: buzzing, ringing, decreased hearing         

Increased motion sickness, vertigo, spinning          

Off balance, “tippy” feeling          

Lightheadedness, wooziness, unavoidable need to sit or lie  


Tingling, numbness, burning or stabbing sensations, shooting pains, skin hypersensitivity 

         

Facial paralysis-Bell's Palsy          

Dental pain          

Neck creaks and cracks, stiffness, neck pain          


Fatigue, tired, poor stamina           

Insomnia, fractionated sleep, early awakening          

Excessive night time sleep          

Napping during the day          


Unexplained weight gain           

Unexplained weight loss          

Unexplained hair loss          


Pain in genital area          

Unexplained menstrual irregularity          

Unexplained milk production; breast pain          


Irritable bladder or bladder dysfunction          

Erectile dysfunction           

Loss of libido          


Queasy stomach or nausea          

Heartburn, stomach pain          

Constipation          

Diarrhea          

Low abdominal pain, cramps          

Heart murmur or valve prolapse?          

Heart palpitations or skips          

“Heart block” on EKG          

Chest wall pain or ribs sore          


Head congestion          

Breathlessness, “air hunger”, unexplained chronic cough          

Night sweats           

Exaggerated symptoms or worse hangover from alcohol          

Symptom flares every 4 wks.          

Degree of disability     









Last Updated- May 2017

Lucy Barnes

AfterTheBite@gmail.com








     

       

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