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Is Headache The first Symptom of lyme disease?

A: The first symptom of lyme Disease is a rash at the site of the bite. Since you know you have been bitten, look closely for any reddening or irritation. While headaches are known as a symptom of lyme Disease, headaches are also an everyday ailment. Very few tick bites lead to lyme Disease. Headache is considered among one of the early symptoms of lyme disease. However, this is not conclusive since there are other causes of headache. The first symptom


What Are The first Symptom of lyme Disease. How Does One Can Know That The Tic Which Was Attached To Head Can Give You lyme?

A: I understand it to be a red circle...like a target.... Deer ticks are the culprit.. You can see the difference in the many types of ticks... Look them up.... If a tick is buried in your skin use a hot pin to touch them and they will back right out... Then burn them.......

What are the signs& symptoms of lyme disease?

A: lyme disease is a bacterial infection that is transmitted by ticks. Although a tick bite is typically the first sign, the bite is not always apparent.Early symptomsThe first symptoms of lyme disease may include a bull''s-eye skin rash, fever, headache, muscle pain and chills....


What Are The first Signs of lyme disease?

A: lyme disease is caused by a tick bite.  The first signs a lump with a small scab on the skin surface. A reddish skin rash in a ring shape, may be the only sign of infection. The rash spreads out of a bite after three to 30 days. Other common early symptoms include tiredness, headache, joint pains and flu-like symptoms.  It is important to get to a doctor and get treated with anti-biotics....

What Are The Real symptoms of lyme disease?

A: symptoms can vary from person to person and sometimes there are no symptoms at all. In around 70-80% of cases, the first sign of infection is usually a rash known as erythema migrans. The rash appears between one and four weeks after the bite. It spreads gradually from the site of the tick bite and can cover much of the trunk of the body. Other symptoms include: fatigue, chills, fever, headache, and aching muscles and joints, stiff neck, and swollen glands....

What Are the Different Types of lyme Disease Antibiotics?

A: lyme disease is caused by the Borrelia burgdorferi bacteria that live in deer ticks and are passed on to humans via tick bites. symptoms vary, but may include a red bump and rash resembling a bull''s-eye, flu-like symptoms, joint pain, and neurological problems. The different type of lyme disease antibiotics include doxycycline, amoxicillin, and cefuroxime. Possible side effects are nausea, diarrhea, infection, or low white blood cell count. If conventional antibiotics are ineffective, the doctor may recommend herbal antibiotics which have been shown in some studies to effectively treat the disease. Treatment for lyme disease is primarily a...


Are their diferant types of lyme disease?

A: there are different and its very very bad to get. its uncurable. you should research it..wikipedia.com i don''t think so, i think there different stages of it try looking it up @ www.webmd.com they are really great for things like that good luck There are no different types, but symptoms varie from person to person. THis is sort of a tricky question to answer because the term "lyme disease" is only really used in the United States (& Canada). It''s known as LB in Europe & similar terms in other locales around the Northern hemisphere. There are several geno-species of the borrelia ("Borrelia Burgdorferi") that result in


Are there psychiatric symptoms to lyme disease? I''ve read this somewhere and am not able to locate the article. I am taking Doxy for the 2nd time. The first time the ticks head was removed at the doctors office. This time when I didn''t get the head, I put neosporin on to smother it. A doctor told me that the head would probably rise and fall out and would not need to be removed. I am taking the doxy for 10 days now. Can''t see the head. Did it bore into my skin or is it true that it would have fallen out by itself?

A: Yes there are psychiatric symptoms for some patients. Google Brian Fallon and also Robert Bransfield M.D.Google lyme, psychiatric symptoms too. I''m not sure if the head would have fallen out...A nurse friend of mine had that situation and it was embedded in her for quite a while... Dr. Bransfield''s articles can be accessed here: <!-- /* Style Definitions */ p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal {mso-style-parent:''; margin:0in; margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:12.0pt; font-family:''Times New Roman''; mso-fareast-font-family:''Times New Roman'';} a:link, span.MsoHyperlink {color:blue; text-decoration:underline; text-underline:single;} a:visited,...

Methods of lyme Disease Transmission

A: It is thought that I got lyme from the bite of a red fire ant in California. All the LLMD''s & LLND''s I''ve seen have agreed that this is a strong possibility.http://lymespot.blogspot.com/2005_05_01_archive.html The info I posted was the most intriguing article to me so far...  I will post more if I can find something else helpful...  Amazing that these facts have been known for years, yet, very little has been accomplished.  There is something in there also ab. birds picking up ticks in the woods, and then flying everywhere, I guess we can all get the disease, since a bird can come in our backyard... There was another article about adding another week to the hunting season and reducing the deer...

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