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How can I get tested for Lyme disease?

I have had a lot of problems for two months now. I have had joint pain, headaches, eye pain, floaters, swollen tongue, tingling, heat/cold intolerance, acid reflux, fatigue, etc. I was just put on an antibiotic for my UTI, and I feel like I have been hit by a train. I have had severe nausea, back pain, chest pain, shortness of breath, and some symptoms that I have already been dealing with have gotten much worse. I have spent a lot of time at my cousin's house, and I know that they have lots of ticks in that area. I am so tired of being miserable. I do not know what to do. I have felt like I was dying at times. I am just so stressed out and depressed.
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Hi Ash.  I still think you need to get some help for the mental health anxiety that you suffer.  Your pregnancy hormones may be making this worse.  Is there cause for alarm regarding Lymes disease beyond anxiety?  Not sure. Any sightings of the bullseye mark that a tick bite with lyme can cause?  Any ticks found on you? Your doctor can give you a blood test looking for antibodies to lyme disease.  If the test is negative, you are good to go.  If it is positive, you have a western blot to confirm.  
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My doctor prescribed me Vistaril. I am just trying to think of anything that could be possibly causing everything that is going on right. I am so tired of feeling so terrible.
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