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Can a tick bite cause lupus disease?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 33 years experience
Tick Bite: In north america, the following diseases are caused by tick bites: lyme disease, human granulocytic and monocytic, ehrlichiosis, babesiosis, relapsing fever, rocky mountain spotted fever, colorado tick fever, tularemia, q fever, tick paralysis, but not lupus.

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Can a tick bite cause lupus?

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No: Lupus is not an infectious disease.
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What cause result from a tick bite?

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Depends: On the disease transmitted. There are many similar symptoms but there are also unique to the disease symptoms as well. Talk to your doctor about specific disease symptoms.
Last updated Aug 14, 2018

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