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can infertility occur if bitten by lyme?

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Dr. Douglas Mund
Rheumatology 46 years experience
No: While lyme disease can affect many organ systems it does not affect fertility.
Dr. Scott Shapiro
Anti-Aging Medicine 35 years experience
Not usually, but....: I've never heard of a case of Lyme causing infertility, but I haven't read every case. However, many studies have shown that borreliosis can be passed from mother to child during pregnancy.

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