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... The lyme experts were recently asked this question at a lyme convention. The jury is still out but they lean towards "no" it can not be transmitted sexually for a few reasons. First off, the lyme bacteria is like the syphillis bacteria, but not exactly. ... (6 replies)
... Here is an actual study that you may find useful. ... (27 replies)
... This is a very interesting topic. I've wondered too if Lyme can be sexually transmitted. I always thought that could since Lyme bacteria are found in every area of the human body. ... (27 replies)

... There are atleast 300 strains of Lyme. The bacteria is in the "Syphillis" family. Soooo if Syphillis can be transmitted sexually, and transmitted through pregnancy. It would be common sense that Lyme can be transmitted that way... ... (2 replies)
Lyme or Fibro?
Nov 6, 2006
... had lyme since the early 80's ....the First Test I EVER took was positive...and was not treated....for the next 18 ..19...years I came up with what they call bands... ... (12 replies)
... As for Lyme and sexual transmission, according to the CDC there has never been a proven case of transmission in this manner. However, the Lyme organism has been isolated in all body fluids, including semen and vaginal secretions. ... (9 replies)
... The thing is though, Lyme bacteria have been isolated in every body fluid, including semen, which leads to some speculation as to whether it can be transmitted sexually. The CDC says there has yet to be a proven case of transmission in this manner, however many researchers say that more study is needed in this area. ... (3 replies)
... Lyme is in the syphillis family. And it is even "worse" than syphillis. There are 300 to 400 different strains. ... (20 replies)
Lyme and Sex?
Dec 28, 2004
... I don't see why a bacteria that resembles the same bacteria that causes syphilis could not be transmitted sexually...add semen to the list of other bodily fluids... ... (6 replies)
... One month of "doxy" is not enough. That will only work if say you caught it within the first day or so. ... (8 replies)
... Fleas, mosquitoes, mites and other blood sucking insects can carry Lyme Disease. If these insects feed on animals, such as deer, mice, birds, etc., who have the bacteria, and then feed on you, the bacterium is thus transferred. ... (16 replies)
... i agree with every statement you made and will add more. i saw reports of releases in dr b office. there is lyme spirochetes in sperm, breast milk and plasenta! it is also stated in townsend letters that it is found in cows milk. ... (17 replies)
... I am glad the tests are being sent. From what I understand, the Lyme bacteria and the syphilis are very similiar. They are both spirochetes. I think I once read that sometimes people who have Lyme test positive for syphilis. ... (7 replies)
... I have read more passages than not that Lyme is transmitted sexually. They have found spirochetes in semen samples. And why wouldn't it transmit if you think about it. ... (30 replies)
... Hi Jilly ....didn't you say you had a positive Lyme test? ... (10 replies)
... r the first time since before treatment and since Mepron tX for the Babesia. He tested negative for Babesia but I think he has it. As well, I think it could be sexually transmitted too. ... (56 replies)
Need Help!
May 20, 2011
... Hi Dan, here is my opinion.... ... (2 replies)
... Hi Hunter, first off, nooooo your NOT crazy! And YES it sounds like lyme and a co infection.... ... (1 replies)
... sure....there is absolutely no way of knowing that. Tics are everywhere! Unless she lives in a bubble, there is a much greater chance that she got Lyme Disease from a tick. The CDC states that humans are a dead end host for the bacteria...we can't transmit it to others. ... (17 replies)
... best ped. LLMD in the world, that LD can be sexually transmitted. these are two of the best LLMD's there are, and i completely trust their judgement. ... (31 replies)

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