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cause of tick borne encephalitis

A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Virus from tick bite: Tick-borne encephalitis (tbe) is inflammation of the brain, caused by one of several viruses that are transmitted by tick bites. A tbe vaccine is avai ... Read More
Dr. Gregory Neyman
18 years experience General Practice
Brain infection: It is infection in the brain caused by bacteria/virus transmitted from a tick bite.

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
51 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Brain inflammation: Symptoms may include headache, altered ability to concentrate and focus, acute fatigue and a picture consistent with chronic fatigue and altered menta ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Arthropod: Or insect induced infection due to bite or sting which infects the brain causing perhaps a life threatening illness. In several areas of the country ... Read More
Dr. William Goldie
48 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Disease carrier: The human body is pretty well protected. We can block disease agents by protective defenses in the nose, mouth, lungs, skin, gut. However, certain a ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rashed Hasan
31 years experience Pediatrics
Encephalitis: is a serious infection of the brain that a range of clinical manifestations from confusion, to paranoid ideations, to seizures and ultimately coma. so ... Read More
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Dr. Allison Greco
9 years experience General Practice
No: Tick-borne encephalitis is an inflammation of the brain caused by a virus carried by ticks. Because the condition is caused by a virus, medicines like ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Adler
24 years experience Pediatric Critical Care
Tick Born Enceph.: Tick borne encepalitis (tbe) is treated supportively. There is no definitiive treatment. Care may include hospitalization, supportive nutritional ca ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
25 years experience Pediatrics
See below: I would check online at the cdc website for travel at www.Cdc.Gov/travel/page/vaccinations.Htm.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Not available in US: If you'll be living & working in a high-risk area for a year or more, you may want to get the 3-dose series of vaccines over 6 months that are req ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: If you live in an endemic area for tick borne disease, the answer is yes.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Vaccine: Yes, the vaccine will afford you a degree of protection, otherwise not available

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