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A 44-year-old female asked:

If you had fatigue and aches after a tick bite, how long would it last- would you just keep getting worse until treated?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
That depends: We don't have much information. In some areas of the country Lyme Disease can occur.In the US tick bites have potential for transmitting a number of diseases: Lyme Disease, Anaplasmosis, Babesiosis, Borrelia mayonii, Borrelia miyamotoi, Colorado tick fever, Ehrlichiosism , Powassan disease, Heartland virus, Rickettsia parkeri rickettsiosis, Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF), Tickborne relapsing
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Provided original answer
fever (TBRF), Tularemia, & STARI (Southern tick-associated rash illness) are some of them. My recommendation is to be medically checked to see if you have a tick transmitted disease.
May 28, 2017

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