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I had tick bite with lyme rash and fever. Took doxycycline

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I had tick bite with lyme rash and fever. Took doxycycline for 3 weeks. Got sun rash on the last day. Itching ensured. 2 weeks later went on anthistamine. Rash healed. Itching was all over. No rash. Managable, but not going away. Went to my gp. Tried another antihistimine. Didn't work. Asked to have blood drawn. Only positive was trace protein in urine. Taking cipro for three days. Took only one so far. Rash and itch seem better. It is the only symptom I had. No uti symptoms. I'm concerned.
Hello from JA
The rash sounds like an allergic reaction, not lyme.

I would finish the cipro and stop all medications, since the rash is getting better.

A short course of prednisone might be in order.

Please let me know if you have further questions.
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