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Two children ill with both Lyme disease and Mono

In this Inside Lyme Podcast episode, Dr. Daniel Cameron discusses two cases involving children who were ill with both Lyme disease and Mononucleosis.

Could monoclonal antibodies prevent Lyme disease better than a vaccine?

Researchers say they have had “promising results” in developing a unique method to prevent Lyme disease in humans. It does not involve a vaccine, but rather a process which stimulates the immune system to ward off infections.

Who is more likely to fail Lyme disease treatment?

In a recent article entitled “Risk Factors and Outcomes of Treatment Delays in Lyme Disease: A Population-Based Retrospective Cohort Study,” Hirsch and colleagues described which Lyme disease patients were more likely to fail treatment.¹

Lyme disease causes “false brain tumor” in young child

In this episode, Dr. Cameron discusses the case of a 9-year-old boy who developed symptoms often associated with a brain tumor but was diagnosed with Lyme disease and secondary pseudotumor cerebri.

Lyme disease patient with permanent tinnitus and hearing loss

This Inside Lyme Podcast highlights the case of a 46-year-old man who developed permanent tinnitus and hearing loss following Lyme disease.

What are the benefits of telemedicine for a Lyme disease patient?

Doctors and their Lyme disease patients have been reluctant to meet face-to-face during the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead, we’ve turned to telemedicine appointments. What are the benefits of telemedicine for a Lyme disease patient?

Secondary normal pressure hydrocephalus due to Lyme disease

A 67-year-old man, who developed multiple symptoms including balance problems, dizziness, bladder problems, and cognitive problems, was eventually diagnosed with secondary Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus due to Lyme disease. He was treated successfully with antibiotics, instead of having surgical placement of a stent from his brain to his stomach.

Causes of treatment delays for 15 Lyme disease patients

The longer time between onset of symptoms and treatment of Lyme disease has been associated with poor outcomes. [1] Unfortunately, delays in treatment are often reported. So, what are the causes for such delays?

Involuntary body movements due to Lyme disease dismissed as psychosomatic

This podcast describes the case of an elderly patient with involuntary body movements who was initially diagnosed with a functional disorder, when in fact, his symptoms were due to Lyme disease.

Focus on COVID-19 leads to delayed diagnosis of Lyme disease

In this episode, I’ll be discussing a unique case involving a 67-year-old man whose diagnosis of Lyme disease was delayed because clinicians suspected his symptoms were due to COVID-19.