A 35-year-old female asked:
if one has a diagnosis of dissociative identity disorder for 4 yrs & symptoms worsen during a lyme disease herx, what should one conclude?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Donald Alves answered
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
DID + Stress = worse: It is highly likely that the state you live in with did is rather stable and you do your best to keep things known, quiet, and "comfortable." illness/trauma or other unpredictable intrusions into this will tend to worsen your symptoms as it unbalances your world. Will likely stay that way unless you get professional psychological help during the crisis while you address the 'new' issue. Good luck!
Answered on Mar 24, 2014
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