A 21-year-old female asked:
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i was bit by a tick pulled all out and has left a mark for a month? my back and arm muscles are aching but i do not have a bull's eye. lyme disease ?

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Tick bite and aches: You should definitely see your physician as you may have lymes or other disease without a rash. You still can be treated. See your doctor as soon as possible.
Answered on Dec 28, 2013

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Not Lyme: The symptoms you describe are not compatible with lyme disease.
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Dr. Antoanella Calame
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Sounds like it: It does sound like you have lyme disease. I recommend seeing a doctor so they can make a proper diagnosis and help you from there.
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Dr. Randy Baker
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3-30 days or never: A bulls-eye rash (erythema migrans) after a tick bite is considered a sure sign that one has been infected with lyme & appears 3-30 days after the bit ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Almost immediately: It starts very soon after the tick bite and expands over the next few days.

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