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can you get a blister from lyme disease

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: It is a bullseye type of lesion but it does not cause blisters.

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A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Bite of infected tic: Lime disease is spread by ticks that have acquired the germ in the past and it stays in their system. A tick bite from another of the same species wit ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
No: There has to be a tick involved. Maybe if you were getting the blow job in a connecticut forest.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: If you get bitten by a deer tick, the chances are very good. If you are not, the chances are zero. The majority of deer ticks are infected with lyme o ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
38 years experience Hand Surgery
No: Lyme disease is transmitted by deer ticks . Deer tick bites can transmit the lyme disease not cat bites. Pasturella infections are often times associa ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: There are numerous tick-borne diseases including typhus, q fever, rocky mt. Spotted fever and others.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Zeidman
32 years experience Neurosurgery
Rarely: Some of the more unusual encephalitides can be transmitted by means of a mosquito.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: About 70% of people who develop lyme do not remember a tick bite or the characteristic rash.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Boris Ripa
35 years experience Pediatrics
No: But if you get secondary skin infection, thereis a possibility.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oliver Aalami
22 years experience Vascular Surgery
Yes: Yes, venous ulcers can become infected with staph aureus. This bacteria most commonly causes skin infections.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Shingles occurs when the virus which causes chickenpox stays in your body in the nerve endings permanently and reactivates as herpes zoster (shingles) ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Not likely unless: You have inadequate blood circulation on your feet. But if you have diabetes or other condition that might impair healing, you might develop a seriou ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Segal
28 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
No: While you can not get cushings, if the bite broke the skin you shoudl have it looked at immediately, you may need antibiotics.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Goldie
47 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Beattles me: Viruses usually infect through the respiratory tract. This means that you get them through the nose and lungs and then they go to the brain. However ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Recover: Primary lyme disease resolves with antibiotics.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yun Tran
Dr. Yun Tran answered
15 years experience Family Medicine
Define blood infexn: When we say blood infection we are usually talking about sepsis, when the infection gets into your blood stream and your body is mounting a severe def ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
About 12 hours: The tick needs to be attached to you for about 12 hours before you are infected.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prabhakara Ravi
50 years experience General Surgery
No: Gangrene develops only when blood circulation to the part of the body is cut off.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oliver Aalami
22 years experience Vascular Surgery
Yes: If the leg infection exposes bone, then the bone can most definitely become infected.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Hoffman
34 years experience General Surgery
No: Fleas are not carriers of the illness.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
No way!: Do not be so paranoid. You can not catch diseases so easily!
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darren Gitelman
35 years experience Neurology
Probably not: Cjd or variant cjd (mad cow disease) is not transmitted by casual contact, and spouses or other family members have no higher risk than general popula ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
No: Dog herpes does not like you and will not infect you.

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