Comparison Chart of Lyme Disease and Co-infections Symptoms
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Starts with
"Onset"
 Temperature Disturbances
Cognitive Disturbances
Dental Disturbances
Digestive
Disturbances
Ear
Disturbances
Eyes Disturbances
Head-Neck Disturbances
 Circulatory Disturbances
Borreliosis
Lyme Disease
 
 

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-rash (sometimes)
-Flu-like

More symptoms here

9 Listed Symptoms
-feels unregulated
-Can’t stand hot or cold temperatures.
-Body temperature below 37C ( 98.6°F) 
-Ice cold body parts and patches 
-Unexplained sudden over-heating throughout body.
-Unexplained chills 
-Unexplained sweats/fevers/feeling very hot.
-Unexplained fevers 
43 Listed Symptoms
**Neuroborelliosis:
-short term 
memory loss
-Poor decisions -poor planning -impulsiveness
-poor judgment 
-loss of ability for complex 
-Brain fog
-Difficulty with multi-tasking.
-Problems with letter or number reversals 
 5 Listed Symptoms
-Difficulty chewing -pain in teeth 
-chronic gingivitis -receding  gums 
-thinning enamel
-Painful gums/jaw
23 Listed Symptoms
**-disturbances with tongue, 
chewing, swallowing,
esophagus, Stomach, abdomen, 
bowels, 
intestines, liver -Reluctance to go to school/work /going out to eat because of bouts of diarrhea.
5 listed Symptoms
-Sound sensitivity
-ear problems
-pain from sound 
-ringing in ear
-Decreased hearing in one or both ears. -Plugged ears.
-Ears popping
25 listed Symptoms
-Light sensitivity
-Pain, pressure
-drooping lids, etc.
-Sudden blurred "foggy" vision. Double vision.
- Increased floaters 
-Floating black  specs
- "Spots" before eyes
-Looking through waviness/wigglyness, - redness.
-Pressure in eyes
-Dry eyes
-Drooping of eyelids
33 listed Symptoms
-Headaches,
-stiff neck -confusion
-fluid in head  -Sharp pains 
-Numbness
-tender areas -neuralgia's
- red face
-Light headedness, wooziness, feeling off balance
-Twitching of facial muscles ,sensation of sharp facial pain, crawly feeling. 
16 listed Symptoms
-infection -inflammation of
the heart valves, lining of the heart 
- extra beats 
-Stroke
-Heart rate
-blood pressure disturbances and more
Anaplasmosis -Flu like
rash (rare)
More symptoms here
. . . . . -Sharp, knife-like,  behind the eyes type of headache. -Bleeding easily
-heart
Babesiosis
Babesia
-Gradual, nonspecific
-Rash occasional 
-chills
-High Fevers intermittent 
-drenching night
sweats
-malaise
-low grade fever
More symptoms here
Dental problems, TMJ problems
-Sudden pain within each tooth or 
entire jaw bones
-Loss of appetite -Nausea
--Abdominal pain -weight loss
-diarrhea
-enlarged liver
-swollen spleen
-lower belly fat
. -Eye problems
-bloodshot eyes -sore eyes
-sensitivity to light
-Many, many  more
-Headache
-Neck stiffness
-Sore throat or cough
-pallor
-Brain fog
-jaundice
**heart problems 
-Tachycardia
-Congestive heart failure
-band pressure around the heart
-low blood pressure
More
Bartonellosis
Bartonella

List of Bartonella Infections
here
 

-Flu-like same day as bite
-rash 
-prolonged fevers
-hot flashes
-cold extremities
- Inflammation of brain
-Inflammed spinal cord
-memory loss 
More symptoms here
-Numerous GI track disorders
-poor appetite
-gastritis 
-lower abdominal pain
-anorexia -gastrointestinal lesions
-weight gain. 
-Liver disorder
-Enlarged spleen
-under right rib pain 
-pain from sound from brain inflammation **Many eye disorders
-vision loss 
-eye infections 
-Red eyes
-intense pressure
-Vision loss, blurred vision, light sensitivity, 
-eye infections 
-Pain behind the eyes 
- MANY
-sharp frontal or
top of head headaches
-brain fog
-dizziness 
-Loss of jaw bone
>infections of the brain
-Thickened blood -vein swelling
-intravascular disease
-broken veins -unexplained type of bruises,
-spider veins >edocarditis
- pulse
-polyps in/around major organs
-progressive anemia 
B. quintana
Trench Fever
-Rash(fleeting)
-Sudden high fevers
Relapsing fevers .
More symptoms here
liver and spleen enlargement . pain behind the eyes severe headache blood infection 
heart valve problems
endocarditis
Borrilia miyamotoi -Flu-like
Rash (not often)
-chills
-relapsing fever along with flu like symptoms
.
More symptoms here
vomiting . . headache .
Boutonneuse fever -Rash
-Flu-like
. .
More symptoms here
-Gastrointestinal bleeding 
-enlarged liver -enlarged spleen 
. -Enlarged blood vessels in eyes -Meningitis
-Meningism- neck stiffness, intolerance of bright light, headache
-Heart problems
Brucellosis 
Brucella




















 

- rash (rare) 
- Flu-like
-recurrent fevers -profuse sweating -night sweats **Neurobrucellosis
Inflamed brain causes many symptoms;
-impaired 
cognitive 
functions 
-memory loss -difficulty performing activities of 
daily living 
-speech 
difficulties 
Much More
More symptoms here
Gastric discomfort -colitis -constipation -nausea -diarrhoea 
-no appetite enlarged liver hepatitis C
anemia enlarged spleen 
-ringing in ear -hearing loss 
-pain from sound 
** Many eye problems
-Optic nerve inflammation -retinal detachment
-conjunctivitis -posterior uveitis -eyeball inflammation  -purpura, -maculopapular lesions
-sudden loss of vision
-Tumors
/abscesses
-ischemic strokes
-aneurysms,  -seizure
-subdural hemorrhage -pressure inside skull
-cranial nerve palsies
-unusually long headaches
-Brucella meningitis
Endocarditis
-Rapid heart rate
Clamydia Pneumonia
.More symptoms here
. -inflammation of the brain (encephalitis)
-confusion
-acute psychosis 
-aseptic meningitis
. . -inflammation of the eardrum -double vision and decreased vision, eye infection -Scratchy sore throat, laryngitis, 
-temporary paralysis, mainly 
in the face. -Persistent
progressive
Headache
-dry cough 
-nasal congestion
.
Colorado 
Tick Fever
Flu like-
(rare) a faint rash
-Sudden high fever
More symptoms here
. sometimes:
-Nausea, 
-vomiting
-diarrhea, -abdominal pain -hepatitis.
. -light sensitivity -severe headache
10%:  meningitis
or encephalitis
-rare pneumonitis -myocarditis 
Eastern tick-borne Rickettsiosis
Flu-like
rash
More symptoms here
. . . . -eye problems headache vasculitis
Ehrlichiosis
Ehrlichia
flu-like
rash (sometimes)
prolonged fever
More symptoms here
. -upset stomach
-nausea, 
-loss of appetite
. . -Sharp headaches
-meningitis
-cough
-sore throat 
-bleed easily
-vasculitis
-anemia
Mycoplasmosis
Mycoplasma's
see Mycoplasma Pneumoniae
-Very similar 
to chronic Lyme
disease.
- slow growing 
 (Multisystemic)
 (lives within cells)
-night sweats
-intermittent fevers
-memory loss
-loss of 
concentration
More symptoms here
-gastrointestinal 
problems
-nausea 
-diarrhea
-bloating 
. -light sensitivity
-visual 
disturbances
-floaters 
-eye pain
. -abnormal blood pressure 
-congestive heart failure
Powassan virus
-Flu-like

no rash

.Fever
 shivering
-Altered consciousness -Confusion  -agitation
-Personality changes
Hallucinations
more
. -vomiting
anorexia,nausea and diarrhea
-liver abnormalities
More symptoms here
. severe headach 
-stiff neck
tick-borne encephalitis-
Children:
Buldging in soft spot and more
-
Coxiella burnetti
Q Fever
-No rash
-Flu-like
. ** Symptoms  similar to those of Lyme disease. . enlarged liver 
inflamed liver
.
More symptoms here
meningitis -encephalitis  Valvular damage
endocarditis
-50%: abnormal 
liver function 
Rickettsia recettsii
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
-Flu-like
-About a week later a rash develops
More symptoms here
. . -gastrointestinal 
problems
-10% will produce
stools positive for
occult blood. 
. -light sensitive headache
untreated:
dizziness 
aphasia
deafness
-meningitis
vasculitis can lead to myocarditis
-10%: jaundice 
congestive heart failure
STARI
-Rash
-Flu-like
See 
Lyme disease
symptoms
.See 
Lyme disease
symptoms
.More symptoms here
.Similar to lyme symptoms
..Similar to lyme symptoms
.Similar to lyme symptoms.
headache
stiff neck
..Similar to lyme symptoms
Tick Paralysis
neurotoxins 
released by tick
salivary glands 
during a blood 
meal cause 
paralysis 
.More symptoms here
. . . . . .
Tick-borne encephalitis . . . . . . . . .
Tickborne Relapsing Fever
Flu-like
no rash
 Drenching sweats
-cycles of high fever,f
.More symptoms here
 . -nausea
-vomiting
-anorexia
-Liver and spleen 
. -conjunctivitis -headache
-facial palsy
-meningitis 

-Myocarditis 
-blood pressure
Francisella Tularencis
Tularemia
-Flu-like
-Rash
-fever
-exhaustion and 
More symptoms here
. -nausea
-vomiting
-diarrhea,
-abdominal pain
-intestinal ulceration's
-weight loss
. -inflamed eyes  often with a discharge.  -sore throat
-mouth sores
-rare; meningitis
.
Note: There may be more or less symptoms depending on the strain of pathogen, an individuals immune seystem, complications, and other infections present in the body.
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Immune/Endocrine Disturbances
Locomotor Disturbance
Psychiatric Disturbances
Neurologic Disturbances
Reproductive Disturbances
Respiratory Disturbances
Severe Sleep Disturbances
Skin Disturbances
Urinary Disturbances
Borelliosis
Lyme disease
12 listed
-Immune dysfunction -Thyroid, Adrenal
-Spleen
-lymphathic system -Inflammation
-Edema
-candida(Sugar craving,Allergies) -Enlarged lymph nodes 
33 listed
-Arthritis
-Pains of all 
types in joints, tendons, 
ligaments, 
bones, muscles, spine. 
-Muscle cramps /spasms,
-weakness 
or partial 
paralysis of limbs
- coordination disturbance
22 listed
-depression 
-explosive irritability -anxiety/distress 
-rage - anger -abnormal sadness -frustration
-paranoia
-Racing & 
obsessive 
thoughts 
-Mimics most 
every psychiatric disorder
30 listed
-Hypersensitivity
-Abnormal brain waves
-twitching -unexplained
shaking
-jerking, -Numbness,
-Difficulty walking -poor balance -weakness 
-partial paralysis -Peripheral  Neuropathy
-Restless legs
12 listed
-Testicular pain 
-Menstrual disturbances
-pelvic pain, -reproductive disturbances
-Swollen testicles
-Loss or increase of sex drive
-Unexplained breast or nipple pain/ discharge
-Reproduction problems
6 listed
-Air hunger -non-productive cough
-laboured breathing, or gasping
-Respiratory infections, asthma, pneumonia, pleurisy, cough, chest pains.
- Can’t get a full  breath.
-When talking suddenly running out of air.
9 listed
-Fatigue
-difficulty falling or staying asleep. 
-Unable to get into the deep normal sleep
-Being awakened  by sudden severe arthritic pains throughout entire body that is excruciating, dramatic, and feels like you are on deaths door and most  is gone by the next morning.
14 listed
-Skin blotches -rashes
-tickling on 
the skin
-Nodules
-Fingernail changes
-Numbness
- Pinna and ear lobes have varying shades of red.
-Tender spots
-Fingernail changes
-Burning skin
-itchiness
5 listed
-Bladder problems -kidney disturbances.
-Neurogenic bladder 
-Bladder pain relieved by urination.
- Children bed wetting
- urinary tract infections
Anaplasmosis -Inflammation, -Fungal infections -muscle pains . -Peripheral n.europathy . -Respiratory problems
>lung
. -Rash (rare)
-Skin rashes
-genital & oral ulcers
>kidney,
Babesiosis
Babesia
-malaise
-Listlessness
-sweats 
-Inflammation
-Symptoms flare 
every 4 to 6 days.
-neck and
back stiffness
-muscle aches  -joint  pain
- weakness

 

-severe depressions
-severe agitation
-Mood swings
-extreme irritability
-rage
-anxiety
-loss of concentration
-excessive emotional reactions
-feeling of 
imbalance
-Severe chest 
wall pain
-Random 
stabbing pains
-hallucinatory & 
confusional states
-delirium, 
-sleep                     -coma 
. **Lung problems
-air hunger, -shortness of breath 
-dry cough
-respiratory failure 
-Pressure in chest
-rib pain
-lack of oxygen
-Pulmonary edema 
-unrelenting fatigue
-Disruptive sleep -frequent waking
-insomnia

-Excess breast tissue in a male
-Sudden itching
-lumps in tssues
-jaundice
-petechiae 
**Kidney problems
-dark urine
or blood in urine (especially during treatment)
-renal failure 
-Renal insufficiency
Bartonellosis
Bartonella

List of Bartonella Infections

here
-Swollen Lymph nodes  anywhere 
on the body.
-Cold extremities
-non-pitting
edema
-fainting
Inflammation of bones, marrow,
pelvis bones 
and spine will manifests many symptoms;
-backache
-Intense muscle
spasms 
-lack of muscle coordination 
-Burning/ shooting pains
-Burning & 
pains in soles, shins,legs,
-Unrelenting 
tingling feet & 
legs
-joint swelling
-Digital clubbing
> Much more
Brain inflammation
causes behavior changes;
-severe rage
-anxiety- panic attacks
-easily upset 
-fear 
-severe mood swings 
- irritability
-Combative behavior
-confusion 
-noise intolerance
-OCD 
-depression. 
Whenever Limbic brain is inflamed it manifests 
psychiatric symptoms 
Spine and brain inflammation manifes;
-muscle twitches
-tremors
-seizures
-muscle 
weakness
-tremors 
-Peripheral Neuropathy
-numbness 
or loss of 
sensation
-Paralysis
-Swelling of testicles - sometimes breathlessness -insomnia
-Significant sleep disruption
-on-going fatigue
-nodules
-Pustules, tiny red points, vesicles. 
-elongated 
streaked stretch marks  filled with red, pink, purple 
or dark blue color.
-Hot/burning skin 
-Red skin 
-sore soles
- faint white dotted  (chicken wire) skin
-lumps 
-Itching for unknown reason
-Tender subcutaneous 
nodules along 
the extremities & shin bones
inflammation of Spine/brain causes intermittent  urination 
roblems
B. quintana
Trench Fever
-Relapsing fevers -muscle aches
-joint pain
-pain in the shins
. . . . . -benign tumor -masses rash .
Boutonneuse Fever
-Swollen lymph nodes
-Inflammation
-Muscular &
bone aches
. . . -Lung problems . -Some (rash)
-Jaundice
-Purpuric rash
.
Brucellosis 
Brucella
-Inflammation   -recurrent fevers
-profuse sweating
-night sweats -burning pain areas
-Arthritis  spines, joints,
-bone infection
-Muscle pain, weakness. 
-Severe lower 
back pain
-behaviour
change
-psychosis -disinhibition -impulsivity 
-loss of insight, personal & social awareness.
-anxiety
-irritability -distractibility -memory loss 
-depression, 
**-Peripheral neuropathy 
-involuntary movements
-cranial nerve 
palsies
-inflammation of 
spinal cord, 
-weakness of a leg or  extremities -tremors 
-inability to walk properly
-numbness attacks -pins and needles sensations 
-Prostitis
-testis pain and heaviness 
-Water on the
lungs 
-pneumonia -shortness of
breath 
-chest pains
-cough
Fatigue . -kidney inflammation & abscesses
-excessive
urination and extreme thirst 
Borrilia miyamotoi fever
chills
myalgia . . . . fatigue . .
Clamydia Pneumonia -Malaise
-Chills.Fever
-Muscle & joint aches 
-generalized aches & pains, 
-chest pain close to the site of the pneumonia
. . . -Sore chest 
-tracheal tenderness -pneumonia -walking pneumonia  -productive or/and
nonproductive cough 
. -non-specific rashes .
Colorado 
Tick Fever
fatigue and malaise for weeks to months -weaknesss
-muscle and joint pain
drowsy
-sleepy
rare: coma
children: neurologic problems  . -may develop pneumonia fatigue 10%: non-specific rash.  .
Eastern tick-borne Rickettsiosis -Fever -malaise
-enlarged lymph nodes 
. . . . . . -rashes .
Ehrlichiosis
Ehrlichia
-Fever malaise
-enlarged lymph nodes 
-Inflammation -Fungal infections
Children: swelling 
of hands and feet
stiff neck
-Aching joints
-Mild or severe -muscle pain
-Confusion -Peripheral neuropathies  . -respiratory distress 
>lungs
-Fatigue -Skin rashes, genital 
and oral ulcers
>kidney's 
Mycoplasmosis
Mycoplasma
-lymph node pain
-chemical 
-sensitivities
-night sweats
-periodic fevers
muscle spasms -joint pain
-joint stiffness
-balance 
problem
irritability
-depression
-nervousness
-anxiety 
-Memory loss
-loss of
concentration
sensitivity spots
-balance problems
. breathing -irregularity -congestion -coughing 
-persistent 
-Chest pain
-chronic bronchitis
sleep disturbances
-chronic fatigue
skin rashes
-hair loss
problems with urination
Powassan virus
-malaise 
-listlessness
-Aches in muscles or joints
-weakness,
confusion-
-peripheral neuropathy 
- sensation or paralysis  in areas of body . Non-productive cough,chest pain or shortness  Fatigue . .
Coxiella  burnetti
Q Fever
Symptoms similar
to Lyme disease
High fever Pneumonia 
-abnormal liver function
Bone infection. . -inflammation spinal cord 
-peripheral neuropathy
. 1/3 develop pneumonia 
shortness of breath
.  purpuric rashes Inflammation of  kidney blood vessels
Rickettsia.recettsii
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
Flu-like
One week later rash
achiness,  sore muscles

untreated:
-loss of coordination
-paralysis 
-spasms

. Untreated: -permanent neurological problems
-lethargy 
-confusion 
-cranial neuropathies
-seizures 
-coma 
. edema
respiratory
distress pneumonia 
. 50%: rash on 
palms and soles of the feet, or around the wrists and ankles, 
or trunk
> kidneys
STARI
-Flu-like -muscle pains
-Sometimes joint pain
.Similar to lyme symptoms .Similar to lyme symptoms .Similar to lyme symptoms .Similar to lyme symptoms
.Similar to lyme symptoms
Lyme-like rash expands in a circular or oval 
.Similar to lyme symptoms
Tick Paralysis
. - . -numbness
- tingling in face 
or limbs
-paralysis starting
in feet and legs
.
If the tick is not removed 
paralysis can 
affect respiratory muscles. 
.
.
.
Tick-borne encephalitis . . . . . . . . .
Tickborne Relapsing Fever .malaise -myalgias
-joint &
bone pain
. -seizures
-cranial nerves problems (especially facial palsy)
-coma. 
-spontaneous abortion
-premature birth
-neonatal death
-dry cough -Fatigue . .
Francisella
Tularencis Tularemia
Rash
-Swollen/ painful lymph glands
-stiff joints . . . >lungs
-pneumonia
-extreme fatigue *Skin ulcer at the bite site .
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