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How long after a tick bite lyme disease

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Tsiouris
Infectious Disease 23 years experience
1-2 weeks: If the tick was carrying the bacteria borrelia burgdorferi and the bacteria was transmitted via the bite then most individuals will develop a flu like... Read More
Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics 38 years experience
1to30 days: Usually one to thirty days, .

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
Rheumatology 21 years experience
See below: Sounds like you need to see doctor for an exam to make certain nothing else is going on.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
Rheumatology 37 years experience
Rash, flu symptom: There are a number of tick borne illnesses. To get lyme disease you would first have to be bitten by an infected tick in an area of the country with ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Below: If this continues, then you need to be seen. Ticks carry other things in addition to lyme disease.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Pneumonia: Or other lung diseases will have to be ruled out. It sounds like he had a viral bronchitis, but symptoms should not last more than 1-2 weeks. Would su... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. EVAN Leibowitz
Rheumatology 25 years experience
Maybe: If you truly have lyme disease, an infection....It is transmitted to humans by the bite of a deer tick. It's important that many other types of ticks ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Mund
Rheumatology 46 years experience
No: The bulls eye lesion clooks just like it says - a bullseye- central redness then a rim of clearing then a larger rim of redness. Just like a bulls eye... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lages
Rheumatology 68 years experience
Days to months: It takes just days for a bite from the deer tick to result in sin lesions, but weeks to months to develop arthritis or neurological disorders.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Wright
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Other symptoms: In lyme disease, there is usually a "bull's-eye" rash at the site of the tick bite, but this is often missed. Symptoms of more advanced lyme disease c... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Bite can lead to LD: Tick bites may transmit a variety of illnesses if the tick has been infected with a germ that uses the tick as a carrier.Rocky mountain spotted fever,... Read More

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