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What are the early symptoms of Lyme disease?

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Other early symptoms -- with or without the rash -- may be flu-like feelings of fatigue, headache, fever, sore throat, chills, or body aches. You may also have some joint pain. Some patients also experience a complex range of other symptoms, including stiff neck, sensitivity to light, memory loss, mood changes, recurring rashes, paralysis of one or both sides of the face, disruption of heart rhythm, and areas of tingling or numbness.

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center. 

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on July 20, 2017

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center. 

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on July 20, 2017

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