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lyme disease and male fertility

A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Possibly but...: Chronic lyme is a complex illness that is reported to cause virtually any symptom, so yes, it could cause infertility, but those most ill with lyme ha ... Read More

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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Not Lyme: See a dermatologist. The rash is not related to Lyme.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience in Internal Medicine
You could : It is an easy test though I do not see direct relationship to orthostatic tachycardia. It seems your getting a cardiac work.
A female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
May be related to it: It could be related to your inflamation - especially any vascular issues. This will depend on the manfestations that you are having. You can discuss ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sam Gandy
Dr. Sam Gandy answered
38 years experience in Neurology
Yes: My first guess would be that this would be someone with early onset familial alzheimer's, but, yes, there are reports of onset in the teens and twenti ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Roseff
38 years experience in Fertility Medicine
It can: Low likelihood, but it's possible that thyroid disease, untreated, can potentially have an adverse effect on sperm.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Here's helpful link: https://www.researchednutritionals.com/library/lyme/everything-you-wanted-to-know-about-cd57/
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience in Family Medicine
Not a probem: Having hypothyroidism does not lead to other diseases or conditions as long as it is treated with thyroid hormone replacement. Make sure you take your ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: It is controversial in my opinion because there is not good evidence that it exists. So-called lyme specialists grossly over-diagnose the disease. Vir ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Tsiouris
22 years experience in Infectious Disease
Contorversial: Cd57 testing is a controversial way of trying to determine if someone has lyme disease. It is not widely accepted as accurate and most clinicians do ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
ED: I presume this is erectile dysfunction. If so have your doctor refer you to a Urogist. What makes you think you have Parkinson's?
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Villous atrophy: Many causes can cause the atrophy such as giardia infections,ceohn's disease, and food allergies
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Fox
33 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Difficult to know: Testosterone is low. Needs evaluation. Most common cause is metabolic syndrome with sleep apnea and stress reducing the t. In obesity, fat cells co ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience in Holistic Medicine
In some cases but...: Noted lyme specialist raphael stricker discovered that many lyme patients have a low cd57 count (this is a subset of a type of white blood cell called ... Read More
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A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience in Urology
Very common: Ed is very common and usually had predisposing risk factors such as diabetes, hypertension, and high cholesterol. However, is is not unusual for men t ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Tsiouris
22 years experience in Infectious Disease
Yes: There are blood and cerbrospinal fluid tests that can be done to aid in the diagnosis of lyme disease. They must be interpreted carefully by experien ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience in Pathology
A good idea,,, : That would be a good idea, given your history of hashimoto's, and especially if you have symptoms and signs like a "butterfly" rash on your face and j ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience in Endocrinology
CAD risk factors: Hi. Risk factors for coronary artery disease CAD) include: family history (your genetics), diabetes, abnormal lipoprotein patterns (more than just "hi ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Genetics: There's a statistical link between low / absent IgA and a proclivity to a couple of the autoimmune diseases. Here the knowledge stops. If you have no ... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Willam Lau
9 years experience in Infectious Disease
Other vasculitis: Unlikely to be anything but rheumatoid arthritis with those numbers. Other collagen vascular diseases may cross over but unlikely. Systemic lupus e ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
13 years experience in Family Medicine
Celiac disease: It never goes away, but you can control the symptoms by eliminating gluten. If you start eating gluten again, you'll have the symptoms again. Good luc ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
GP or FP: Keep your follow up with your primary doctor, he/she would refer you to relevant specialists as needed, you are on multiple medications for different ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Maybe nothing: I am not a big believer in chronic lyme disease as studies have shown that the vast majority of these cases have something else. I would urge consulta ... Read More

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