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Everything That Happens to Your Body When You Get Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is a pretty horrifying infection that starts with everyone's favorite little arachnid: the tick. Lyme disease symptoms can range from little rashes to massive neurological disorders, and can even turn deadly if left untreated. But it all begins with a small bite from an infec...

Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) is an acute febrile illness caused by Rickettsia rickettsii and spread by a tick vector. Unfortunately, up to one-third of patients in endemic areas do not recall a tick bite. After a 1–2 week incubation period, patients develop the abrupt onset of fever, chills, myalgias, malaise, nausea, and vomiting. The characteristic rash is erythematous and blanching, appearing first on the ankles and wrists then spreading inward in a centripetal (inward) fashion.

Bartonella Diagnosis and Treatment

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Pet owners risk rashes, diseases, bites, and worms when they neglect pet care basics. And dogs and cats can suffer needlessly, too. Pictures show these risky mistakes.

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I know this is a weird thing to pin, but tis the season, so this is what a Lyme infected tick bite rash (erythema migrans) looks like.

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Arthritis Knee Pain - Discover the common symptoms, what to expect, and remedies to reduce the pain and get you moving again

Lyme Disease - not just in children - it can be found in anyone!

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Lyme disease can cause virtually any symptom in the world. Early Lyme tends to cause non-specific flu-like symptoms & a rash. Then it tends to cause joint pains (esp. knee pain) & fatigue. It often causes problems with memory & concentration & a variety of neurological symptoms. As it progresses it may be misdiagnosed as chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, arthritis, multiple sclerosis etc.

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With the number of confirmed Lyme disease cases on the rise, the general population is becoming more aware of the primary physical indicators of the disease: a tick bite, a bullseye rash around the area, fever, and joint pain. What most people, and even physicians are unaware of, however, are the devastating tides of neurological …