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Patients with Chronic Lyme disease can also have chronic fungal infections. Chronic immune suppressed Lyme disease patients have multiple opportunistic infections that can include mold and yeast infections. Knowing when to treat Borrelia, Babesia, Bartonella, Ehrlichia, Mycoplasma or chronic mold infections can be difficult.
For most of our patients Borrelia and the co-infections need to be treated first, but not always. For some patients the fungal infection is the primary pathogen. Factors that determine an individual’s dominant pathogen will be dependent on the patient’s genetics susceptibility, extent or number of exposures and organism pathogenicity. For others their chronic mold infection will be secondary to Lyme and the co-infection. When the immune system prioritizes a fungal infection, [Read more…]