Co-infections: Mycoplasma

What is Mycoplasma?

  • Very common co-infection with Lyme disease.
  • Difficult to diagnose.
  • Most doctors aren’t looking for it.
  • Most labs don’t have a test for it.
  • Bacterial infection, treated with certain antibiotics.
  • Can disrupt the immune system.
  • Has been found in people with Gulf War Syndrome.

Mycoplasma Symptoms

The symptoms resemble other diseases found in patients with:

  • Lyme disease
  • Gulf War syndrome
  • Chronic fatigue syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • MS
  • Autism
  • Chronic asthma
  • Inflammatory bowel diseases
  • ALS

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