As they say, we can't diagnose Lyme, but you have so many of the symptoms, it sounds like you need to pursue this. I don't know how it can be ruled out, but you may find some answers if you see an LLMD and/or get some good tests done.
Your post about
the confusion is almost exactly what I experience. And I know it is scary! It is horrible!
I do not have the rib cage problem, but I know that many here have that symptom and it is listed as a lyme symptom.
All this does not mean you have Lyme, but I believe it means you need to include this possibility in your pursuit of a diagnosis. I am very sorry that you are experiencing so many symptoms and having Dr. difficulties. It is all so unfair! We are all pulling for you!
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.