I have posted this before, but I feel the need to say it again. It seems to me that in the case of a person being stuck between 2 diagnoses, should have a CD57 test. This is not a hard and fast diagnostic test, but it is pretty specific to Lyme. AND it is relatively inexpensive. Low CD57 numbers are associated w/ Lyme and not MS.
Of course, it is possible that Lyme disease causes MS, but that is not known at this time.
Further, I believe that you have enough positive lab work to at least start on Abx and see if you experience improvement.
I'm sorry that there are so many of you out there, stuck in MS vs Lyme Limbo. I believe there should be enough tests that can help you feel more confident in your diagnosis.
Bit 1972: Acute and chronic tonsillitis, UTI, miscarraige, appendicitis, hypoglycemia, chronic neck pain w/ crushed vertibrae, chronic severe back pain, mitral valve prolapse, depression, resolution?
Bit Mother's Day 2007: Lyme, Babesia microti, hypothyroidism, EBV, HHV6, Parvovirus B19, low adrenals &misc other hormones, depression, anxiety, more of the above.
What don't these nasty bugs cause?
CD57= 60, so we're in pretty good shape.