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    Abnormal hair fibers - Exploring possible link to tick borne illness

    I have been meaning to share this for a while – as a feel it could be of interest and perhaps helpful to a number of people here. First some background. My fiancé and I both became ill around 5 years ago with some mystery illness. Starting with fever, severe fatigue, headaches, swollen joints...