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  •  There needs to be moderation, of course (8+ / 0-)

    ...but there DOES appear to be some strong ties of consistency between some diseases for which we do not yet know the source and a significant number of people with those diseases being positive for Lyme when they are tested.  In many cases, they are clear cases of misdiagnosis.  

    Testing and studies will eventually show whether there are ties or not.  But there are LOUD voices saying we have done sufficient testing to know that further study/testing is not required.

    'Give away to the rich and punish the poor for the extravagance.....crazy' --LaFeminista

    by MsGrin on Thu May 19, 2011 at 09:24:18 AM PDT

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    •  I agree there is a relationship... (1+ / 0-)
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      ...between misdiagnosis of Lyme disease and other conditions, but the street may not always go both ways.

      Either way, it's important to consider Lyme disease as a differential diagnosis early on and test for it to prevent serious, more severe consequences later down the line.

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