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A 50-year-old male asked:

I had three heart attacks and a subsequent triple bypass during september 2018. i was just bitten by a small red tick. is there anything i can do to prevent tick bite fever?

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Dr. Jack Morgan
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Tick Bite: Follow up with PCP, or cardiologist for the bite evaluation and possible lab work , titiers and cultures. Start on antibiotic therapy, and do this ASAP.
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