Will your Dad go in to get tested or see a LLMD? Those would be the best things to do.
Are his sweats drenching? If so that's a pretty good sign of Babesia, especially if he's experiencing air hunger as well.
The skin thing may or may not be from Lyme - it's hard to tell. I had some psoriasis during my first infection that was directly related to my Lyme infection. Once I healed from Lyme, the psoriasis went away too. When I got reinfected, the psoriasis "wanted" to come back, but stayed under control.
Herb only treatment for Lyme & Bart ended 12/11 - no active symptoms for 2 yrs -Herb only treatment for Babesia ended 12/12www.healingwell.com/community/default.aspx?f=30&m=2977364
Had Lyme, Bart, Babs, RMSF, Ehrlichia, Myco, Anaplasmosis, EBV
Back in treatment for new Lyme case 8/2014
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