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Tincup
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This study is amazing (attached at the bottom of the page at the link below)!

I wrote a PR for it just to try to get it some added attention at the public level. (Please feel free to share and/or write your own.)

PRESS RELEASE- When Your Happy Place Isn't So Happy!

Live spirochetes found in genital lesion showing once again Lyme can be sexually transmitted.

LINK HERE
https://sites.google.com/site/marylandlyme/sexual-transmission/lyme-disease-when-your-happy-place-isn-t-so-happy

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Bartenderbonnie
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Finally we have proof !
Basic common sense.
Thanks Tincup.

Stupid CDC.

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mjo
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Thanks so much for posting Tinny! So glad you're still here doing important work for all of us.

As for the study! Yes! And it is about time for more concrete and hopefully hard-to-ignore evidence! (Pun inteded.)

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Tincup
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Glad you both liked it. Thanks for the kind words too!

In my opinion, we still need to suggest Lyme can be sexually transmitted so people will know and be able to use protection as they would with any other sexually transmitted disease.

And I do believe they make lime-green, glow in the dark protection too!

[Big Grin]

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Thanks for this and all you do, Tincup!!!!!

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Thanks for this and all you do, Tincup!!!!!

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Call me confused about this study. They found a spirochete in a painful lesion. Does that mean it is only or the main way it is transmitted, presumably by a blood to blood transfer? Does the recipient also have to have an open sore?

I'm assuming that the overwhelming percentage of women do not have erosive vulvovaginitis, the condition where the spirochetes were found. I wish they would write this stuff in layman's terms.
Thanks for any elucidation.

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