Reproduction and Sexuality
Bartonella, another "co-infection", is often diagnosed by it's familiar "cat scratch" appearance. These marks come and go on the body.
Additional Symptoms - Page Two
The classic "bulls-eye" rash that 50% of people bitten by an infected tick will present. These can be the size of a pencil eraser or the size of a basketball.
Lyme Disease "Bulls-Eye" Rash
Examples of "co-infections" of lyme disease.
Co-Infections associated with Lyme disease
Many cases Lyme disease involves arrange of different microbes (called "co-infections") such as Babesia, Bartonella, Ehrlichia, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, Brucella .... just to name a few. Health practitioners should understand which treatments will best help their patient.
One of the Lyme "co-infections", Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, produces a spotted rash on hands, feet and/or chest..
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever