A 49-year-old male asked:
lyme diagnosis 4 mos ago. since then 7 outbreaks of boil in various areas of body. are they related? and should i see a specialist?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Randy Baker answered
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Indirectly related: Boils are usually caused by staph bacteria. Lyme disease suppresses the immune system, making one more susceptible to other infections such as staph. Many with lyme also have co-infections with babesia, bartonella &/or ehrlichiosis. Many also have intestinal parasites & candidiasis, as well as chronic viral infections. I advise a comprehensive holistic approach to treatment. Please see my comment:.
Answered on Dec 9, 2013
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