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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....


Is Numbing In The Feet And Hands A Symptom of lyme disease?

A: It can be but it is not one of the early signs.  Numbness of feet is a symptom of several disease like diabetes and you need to have it checked out by you doctor....

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 signs of lyme disease?

A: lyme disease is a bacterial disease transmitted by the bite of several United States tick species, including the deer tick, the lone star tick, and the American dog tick. signs of lyme disease fall into two categories. Early lyme disease symptoms follow a pattern of flu-like symptoms accompanied by a rash, while late-stage signs of disseminated lyme disease include fatigue and neurological symptoms. The earliest of the

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


What are the neurological complications of lyme disease?

A: lyme disease is caused by a bacterial organism transmitted to humans via the bite of an infected tick. Most people bitten by an infected tick develop a characteristic skin rash around the area of the bite. The rash may feel hot to the touch, and vary in size, shape, and color, but it will often have a ''bull''s eye'' appearance (a red ring with a clear center). However, some people do not develop the rash, which makes lyme disease hard to diagnose because its symptoms and signs mimic those of many other diseases....


Reoccurrence of lyme disease or a second tick bite?

A: This is an interesting question. According to one of the major national guidelines on lyme disease management (http://www.guideline.gov/summary/summary.aspx?doc_id=48...): ''Persistent lyme disease is more resistant to treatment and more likely to produce a relapse. Although persistent lyme disease may resolve without additional therapy, many experts believe that this condition should be treated with repeated and prolonged antibiotics. Physicians should extend the duration of antibiotics to prevent or delay recurrent and refractory lyme disease.'' ''Despite previous antibiotic treatment, lyme disease has a propensity...


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 is lyme disease and how can it be found in your system?

A: lyme disease is transmitted to humans by the bite of infected ticks. symptoms include fever, headache, fatigue, and a skin rash called erythema migrans. Infection can spread to joints, the heart, and the nervous system. lyme disease is diagnosed based on symptoms, physical findings (e.g., rash), and the possibility of exposure to infected ticks. Most cases of lyme disease can be treated successfully with a few weeks of antibiotics. Steps to prevent lyme disease include using insect repellent, removing ticks promptly, landscaping, and...


How long does it take a tick infected with lyme disease to transmit the disease?

A: not long just the bite can be enough Depends on the species of tick. The deer tick can transmit within 24 hrs. If you find an engorged deer tick on you you are in trouble! Lone Star ticks which are common in the Southeastern states and moving on up north can transmit lyme & several types of Erhlichia in less than 2 hours. Those guys do not engorge either. They just quickly clamp on and start feasting. People have saved themselves from lyme by removing the tick correctly and cleaning the bite area immediately with lots of alcohol and then Neosporin on it for several days. as long as it takes the tick to bite you. The Yellow Belly Tick...yea, I know all about it....

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