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Doctor insights on: Deer Tick Vs Dog Tick

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Got a deer tick it's out should I get the tick tested ?

Got a deer tick it's out should I get the tick tested
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Possibly YES: depends if you in " Endemic area" where infected ticks are common. Take it to your MD office submit for lab testiing . ...Read more

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Are there Deer tick in Monterey Ca area and how long does any tick take to be submerged fully in body?

Are there Deer tick in Monterey Ca area and how long does any tick take to be submerged fully in body?

They don't submerge: Ticks don't totally submerge into your body. They do stick their heads into your body. But you can pluck them out with simple tweezers. Regard the transmission of Lyme disease it takes greater then 36 hours for tick to be attached to you before it can spread lyme disease. ...Read more

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How can I detect a deer tick bite?

How can I detect a deer tick bite?

Deer Tick Bites: Sometimes you cannot! a guy came into my office a couple of years ago with a mole on his back which i spotted under magnification as a tick. He said he thought the lesion had been there for years but it really had not. We removed it with a forceps in the recommended way, and he had no more problems. We searched diligently for other bites, but none were found. ...Read more

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Can deer tick cause death in human -hamptons new york?

Can deer tick cause death in human  -hamptons new york?

Very unlikely: It sounds as if you are worried about lyme disease. Deer ticks are potential carriers of lyme disease, human anaplasmosis and babesiosis. Lyme disease can cause very disabling permanent effects; death has been reported, but would be unusual. Anaplasmosis and babesiosis would not be considered deadly. Here is a link to centers of disease control on lyme: http://www.Cdc.Gov/lyme/. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of Lyme disease if a deer tick?

What are the symptoms of Lyme disease if a deer tick?

Many symptoms...: If bitten by a deer tick one should watch carefully for symptoms. Look for a bulls-eye rash- if you have this you have lyme, but it only happens half the time. Other early symptoms are mild flu-like symptoms (headache. Aches, mild fever), then joint pains, fatigue, problems with memory & concentration and virtually any symptom in the world. Deer ticks may spread ehrlichia, babesia, bartonella etc. ...Read more

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Can wearing hosiery prevent deer tick from biting you ?

Can wearing  hosiery  prevent deer tick from biting you ?

No: Do not rely on hosiery! 100% deet is fairly reliable but don't count on anything in an are where there are a lot of deer. Always check yourself and children head to toe! ...Read more

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Is Lyme diseases from deer tick? And two , can it be cured ? Just a general question not sick .

Is  Lyme diseases  from deer tick? And two , can it be cured ? Just a general question not sick .

Lyme is a spirochete: That is , a type of bacteria that can be found in some ticks, but can also be transmitted by mosquitoes, some biting flies, and possibly fleas. But the most common carrier is the tick. Not all ticks carry the lyme spirochete (aka borrelia burgdorferi). ...Read more

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Which bacteria is spread by deer tick bite?

Lime disease: The deer tick, ixodes scapularis is best known for passing borrelia burgdorferi, the bacteria known to cause both acute and chronic problems under the lable lime disease.It has also been known to carry an encephalitis virus. ...Read more

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