I'll not pretend to understand most of what is in this thread (or rather I'll pretend to not understand it), but if a herxheimer reaction is simply a worsening of a condition before it is cured, then I have experienced it with rotavirus as a child.
On the other hand, it gave me an unplanned week long fast.
In all of the universe there is only one person with your exact charateristics. Just like there is only one person with everybody else's characteristics. Effectively, your uniqueness makes you pretty average.