Lyme Disease Misdiagnosed As…

Did you know there are 300 conditions which mimic Lyme disease? This list is critical because if someone is suffering from one of these conditions, they should be tested for Lyme disease!.

These 300 Medical Conditions are related to Lyme Borreliosis:

  • Abdominal pseudo-eventration
  • Acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans (ACA)
  • Acute Acral Ischemia
  • Acute conduction disorders
  • Acute coronary syndrome
  • Acute exogenous psychosis
  • Acute meningitis
  • Acute myelo-meningo-radiculitis
  • Acute peripheral facial palsy
  • Acute perimyocarditis
  • Acute pyogenic arthritis
  • Acute reversible diffuse conduction system disease
  • acute transitory auriculoventricular block
  • Acute transverse myelitis
  • Acute urinary retention
  • Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
  • Algodystrophy
  • Allergic conditions
  • Allergic conjunctivitis
  • Alopecia
  • Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • (ALS – Lou Gehrig’s Disease)
  • Amyotrophy
  • Anamnesis
  • Anetoderma
  • Anorexia nervosa
  • Antepartum fever
  • Anxiety
  • Arrhythmia
  • Arthralgia
  • Arthritis
  • Asymmetrical hearing loss
  • Atraumatic spontaneous hemarthrosis
  • Atrioventricular block
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • (ADHD)
  • AUTISM 
  • Bannwarth’s Syndrome
  • Behcet’s disease
  • Bell’s Palsy
  • Benign cutaneous lymphocytoma
  • Benign lymphocytic infiltration (Jessner-Kanof)
  • Bilateral carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Bilateral facial nerve palsy
  • Bilateral follicular conjunctivitis
  • Bilateral keratitis
  • Bilateral papilloedema
  • Biphasic meningoencephalitis
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brown recluse spider bite
  • Brown-Sequard syndrome
  • Cardiac Disease
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carditis
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Catatonic syndrome
  • Cauda equina syndrome
  • Central vestibular syndrome
  • Cerebellitis
  • Cerebral atrophy
  • Cerebro-vascular disease
  • Cervical facet syndrome
  • Cheilitis granulomatosa
  • Chiasmal optic neuritis
  • Chorea
  • Choriocapillaritis
  • Chronic encephalomyelitis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic muscle weakness
  • Chronic urticaria
  • Cerebellar ataxia
  • Cogan’s syndrome
  • Collagenosis
  • Complete flaccid paraplegia
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concomitant neuroretinitis
  • Conduction disorder
  • Conus medullaris syndrome
  • Coronary aneurysm
  • Cortical blindness
  • Coxitis
  • Cranial Neuritis
  • Cranial polyneuritis
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Cutaneous B-cell lymphoma
  • Dementia
  • Demyelinating disorders
  • Depression
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Diaphragmatic paralysis
  • Diffuse fasciitis
  • Dilated cardiomyopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Discopathy
  • Disseminated choroiditis
  • Dorsal epiduritis
  • Encephalitis
  • Encephalomyelitis
  • Encephalopathy
  • Endogenous paranoid-hallucinatory syndrome
  • Eosinophilia
  • Eosinophilic fasciitis (Shulman syndrome)
  • Epilepsy
  • Epileptic crises
  • Episcleritis
  • Epstein Barr
  • Erythema chronicum migrans
  • Exanthema (local and generalized)
  • Extrapyramidal disorders
  • Facial diplegia
  • Fascicular tachycardia
  • Fatal adult respiratory distress syndrome
  • Fetal death
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fibrositis
  • Focal nodular myositis
  • Frontotemporal atrophy
  • Generalised motor neuron disease
  • Geniculate neuralgia
  • Giant cell arteritis
  • Gonarthritis
  • Granuloma annulare
  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome
  • HLA-B27 negative sacroiliitis
  • Headaches (severe)
  • Hearing loss
  • Heart block
  • Hemiparesis
  • Hemophagocytic syndrome
  • Hepatic disorders
  • Hepatitis
  • Herniated discs
  • Holmes-Adie syndrome
  • Horner’s syndrome
  • Human necrotizing splenitis
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hyperacusis
  • Hyperbilirubinemia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Idiopathic atrophoderma of Pasini and Pierini
  • (IAPP)
  • Idiopathic facial paralysis
  • Infarction pain
  • Impaired Brainstem response
  • Infantile sclero-atrophic lichen
  • Infectious Mononucleosis
  • Infiltrating lymphadenosis benigna cutis
  • Inflammatory cerebrospinal fluid syndrome
  • Influenza
  • Internuclear ophthalmoplegia
  • Interstitial granulomatous dermatitis
  • Intracerebral haemorrhage
  • Intracranial aneurysm
  • Intracranial hypertension
  • Intracranial mass lesions
  • Intrauterine growth retardation
  • Iritis
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Isolated acute myocarditis
  • Isolated lymphadenopathy
  • Isolated neuritis of the sciatic nerve
  • Isolated oculomotor nerve paralysis
  • Isolated posterior cord syndrome
  • Jaundice
  • Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Left sided sudden hemiparesis
  • Lichen sclerosus
  • Livedo racemosa
  • Lofgren’s syndrome
  • Lupus
  • Lymphadenosis benigna cutis
  • Lymphocytoma cutis
  • Lymphoma
  • Lumboradicular syndrome
  • Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome
  • Memory impairment
  • Meningeal lymphoma
  • Meningitis
  • Meningoencephalomyelitis,
  • Meningoencephalomyeloradiculoneuritis
  • Meningoradiculitis
  • Migraines
  • Mono-arthritis
  • Monolateral chorioretinitis
  • Morgagni-Adams-Stokes syndrome (MAS)
  • Morning glory syndrome
  • Morphea
  • Motor neuron syndrome
  • Multiple mononeuropathyMultiple SclerosisMyelopathyMyofascial pain syndrome
  • Myositis
  • Neonatal respiratory distress
  • Neuromyotonia
  • Nodular panniculitis
  • Normal-pressure hydrocephalus (NPH)
  • Oculomotor paralysis
  • Oligoarthritis
  • Opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome
  • Nodular fasciitis
  • Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Optic atrophy
  • Optic disk edema
  • Organic mood syndrome
  • Optic nerve lesion
  • Otoneurological Disorders
  • Panuveitis
  • Papillitis
  • Paralysis of abdominal muscles
  • Paraneoplastic polyneuropathy
  • Paranoia
  • Parkinsonism
  • Parotitis
  • Pars plana vitrectopy
  • Parsonage and Turner syndrome
  • Peripheral facial palsy
  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Peripheral vascular disorder
  • Pericarditis
  • Perimyocarditis
  • Persistent atrioventricular block
  • Pigment epitheliitis
  • Polymyalgia rheumatica
  • Polyneuritis cranialis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polysymptomatic autoimmune disorder
  • Porphyrinuria
  • Posterior scleritis
  • Primary lymphoma of the nervous system
  • Presenile dementia
  • Progressive cerebral infarction
  • Progressive facial hemiatrophy (Parry-Romberg
  • syndrome)
  • Progressive stroke
  • Progressive supranuclear paralysis
  • Prolonged pyrexia
  • Propriospinal myoclonus
  • Pseudo tumor Cerebrae
  • Pseudolymphoma
  • Pseudoneoplastic weight loss
  • Psychosomatic disorders
  • Radiculoneuritis
  • Ramsay Hunt syndrome (pleocytosis)
  • Raynaud’s syndrome
  • Recurrent paralysis
  • Reflex sympathetic dystrophy
  • Reiter’s Syndrome
  • Respiratory failure
  • Restless legs syndrome
  • Retinal pigment epithelium detachment
  • Retinal vasculitis
  • Reversible dementia
  • Rheumatic Fever
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rhombencephalitis
  • Sacro-iliitis infection
  • SAPHO syndrome
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schoenlein-Henoch purpura
  • Scleroderma
  • Secondary syphilis
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sensorineural Hearing Loss
  • Septal panniculitis
  • Septic arthritis
  • Seventh nerve paralysis
  • Sick sinus syndrome
  • Spontaneous brain hemorrhage
  • Stevens-Johnson syndrome
  • Stiff-man syndrome
  • Still’s disease
  • Stroke
  • Subacute Bacterial Endocarditis
  • Subacute multiple-site osteomyelitis
  • Subacute organic psychosyndrome
  • Subacute multiple-site osteomyelitis
  • Subacute presenile dementia
  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage
  • Sudden deafness
  • Sudden hemiparesis
  • Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)
  • Sudeck’s atrophy
  • Synovitis
  • Syphilis
  • Symmetric Polyarthritis
  • Temporal arteritis
  • Temporomandibular joint syndrome
  • Thrombocytopenic purpura
  • Thyroiditis
  • Tourette’s syndrome
  • Transient Ischemic Attack
  • Transient left ventricular dysfunction
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Unilateral interstitial keratitis
  • Unilateral papillitis
  • Urticaria
  • Uveitis
  • Vasculitic neuropathy
  • Vasculitic mononeuritis multiplex
  • Vasculitis
  • Ventricular asystole
  • Vertigo
  • Vestibular neuronitis
  • Vitreous clouding

NutraNews / New Thinking, New Discoveries in Nutraceutical Research
October 2003

Co-Infections with Lyme Borreliosis

Confirmations are coming in from the medical and alternative health communities about many co-infections traveling with Bb. The term Lyme disease refers to a complex illness consisting of several co-infections. The list includes – Babesias (parasites), Ehrlichia, tularemia ( bacteria), Colorado tick fever,(virus), Leptospirosis (sprirochete) and many others. All of these must be treated. VEMMA is the best multi-purpose product that fights all of these pathogens at the same time. It also provides adequate vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and other necessary nutrients.Testing for Lyme BorreliosisBb has devised ingenious way to elude detection by our immune system-and laboratory tests don’t fare much better. The Center for disease control says that a clinical diagnosis is based on history and a physical exam -lab tests may be used to confirm but not rule out the disease.The Western Blot blood test or the ELISA test is presently used by most doctors. These tests are looking for antibodies which the body isn’t actively making against Bb so the tests are inadequate. Dr. JoAnn Whitaker has developed the Q-RIBb test which identifies the spirochete shaped bacteria. It is presently going through FDA approval. It makes more sense to be adequately protecting yourself from many pathogens that can be infiltrating your body. Everyone will be in contact with someone who is carrying Bb. Don’t wait until you are sick with one of the 300 conditions connected to Lymes – be active in protecting yourself.




  • claire

    Hi, thankyou for the great info! please add blood coagulation and pulmonary embolism. I experienced both in my pre-lymes diagnosis. thanks, claire

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    […] Now, however, after hearing back from my friend who has the disease, I’m panicking again. She never had the bullseye rash when she contracted Lyme. in fact, fewer than 50% of those who contract it ever have the rash. While it appears that the tick which bit her was not a deer tick, the commonly held perception that these are the only ticks which carry Lyme is a myth. In addition to Lyme itself, there are several co-infections whose symptoms can be almost as nasty. And Lyme’s symptoms can vary so drastically that they can mimic up to 300 other diseases. […]

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  • kristie

    Hi! Thanks for this great list! Please add interstitial cystitis, interstitial nephritis, chronic cystitis, chronic pyelonephritis, and pulmonary edema!

    Thanks again! :)

  • JMC

    TMJD/Bell’s Palsy/Anxiety/Depression/Psychiatric issue… I experienced these all before Lyme diagnosis… and as I start to treat the Lyme they’ve all improved. 

  • Tina

    You are missing one. Plantar fasciItis

  • Anonymous

    I have lupus and several other conditions listed here. I was tested (negative) but also treated for lyme disease with only an antibiotic. I doubt the VA or my local PCP is up on this education!

  • Betty Neal

    and shogrens

  • Anonymous

    I have read studies that “Cat’s Claw” can get rid of lyme disease. You guys should research it, and a bottle only cost like $10

  • JB Rockey

    How can it do that? Lets spin the question maybe borrelia is the main cause of all these diseases!!

  • https://www.facebook.com/beefree Chaffee

    please join us at Spooky2 Rife for Lyme …many are releasing these diseases with Rife Frequencies… be free https://www.facebook.com/groups/Spooky2RifeforLyme/