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marie
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I just read that these conditions are possibly linked to autoimmune disease. Some have right frozen shoulder with lyme but I haven't heard of anyone with Dupuytren contracture. I had and have recently had a symptom like this and the neurologist years ago said that that is what it possibly was. Anyone else with these symptoms confirmed to be lyme or co-infection?
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Frozen shoulder can come from a diet that is too high in oxalates.

It would be hard to pinpoint the others as connected to Lyme, since Lyme does often lead to auto-immune.

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If it is now auto-immune-do you treat as if lyme or use steroids??
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Personally, I would still treat the lyme ..

I have never been on steroids for my Sjogren's. I haven't taken anything for it.

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