A 34-year-old member asked:
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how long does it take for the bulls eye to come up to show you have lyme disease from a deer tick?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Almost immediately: It starts very soon after the tick bite and expands over the next few days.
Answered on Dec 6, 2017

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Don't be.: The story is not consistent with Lyme disease. The tick has to be attached for at least 12 hours to infect.
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