As Achievinggrace has said it is common to have multiple infections - as a matter of fact, it's rather un
common to only have one tick-borne infection.
You've been a member here for a bit - are you just now getting a diagnosis? Are you just now starting treatment?
You should be aware that you need to do things to protect your stomach from the high doses of abx that it is going to have to handle. We all have seen the labels that say to take Doxy on an empty stomach, but that always seems to lead to stomach troubles. Here is a great link on Doxy: www.ehow.com/how_2165217_avoid-doxycycline-side-effects.html
Also, you should be detoxing, dry skin brushing, and drinking lemon water to help your body deal with the toxins that are being released as the Lyme bacteria is killed. If you are unsure of what to do, please read the post on detoxing in our "New to Lyme?" thread. Once you have read through that, if you still have questions we would be happy to help you!!
Co-Moderator, Lyme Disease ;)
Treating with Acupuncture, Traditional & Modern Chinese Medicine & Western Herbs. Before tx, I had all but 20 of the symptoms on the "Master Symptom List"
"Absence of proof is not proof of absence" - Dr. Edwin Masters, great LLMD & researcher -RIP
I break up my post because my eyes have been effected by TBI's as well, making long paragraphs very hard to read.