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what infections besides borrelia could cause cns demyelination and cns/neuro symptoms ? just infections please...not ms

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Dr. Martin Fried
General Practice 36 years experience
Bartonella: Bartonella has been found to also cause CNS symptoms and it is a coinfection in the CNS with lyme in some cases. The tic that carried the borrelia infection could also have carried, bartonella, mycoplasma, ehrlichia and babesia. Bartonella does cause CNS symptoms.

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