No, do not use steroids to control your inflammation. Steroids control the inflammation by impairing the immune function, which will allow any infection to go without any control on it - and it often increases symptoms substantially for Lyme patients.
There are quite a few Lyme patients that have high ANA results, but don't actually have scleroderma. This is due to the way Lyme and company affect our immune system and muscles and such. To be completely honest, it's best to treat the infections you have, then see what you are left with, rather than to assume you have everything you test positive for right now. Lyme and company can really mess with all kinds of tests, and with different parts of the body - but most if not all should resolve as you heal.
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
New set of infections 8/2014 - still treating.
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