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A 36-year-old member asked:

I've got infection from tick bite. what consequences should i be looking for?

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Dr. David Miller
Dr. David Milleranswered
Family Medicine 12 years experience
See your doc!: Tick bites are not to be trifled with. Between rocky mountain spotted fever, lyme disease and cellulitis, there are plenty of consequences to fear. You need to go see your doc right away.
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Dr. William Walsh
Addiction Medicine 19 years experience
Mar 15, 2012

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A 37-year-old member asked:

How do you treat infection from tick bite?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 48 years experience
Antibiotics: Tick bites may cause lyme disease and can be treated with doxycycline. The test for lyme disease can take 4 weeks to become positive. Treatment for early lyme is Doxycycline 100 mg per day for 21 days.
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