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What does the spot after a tick bite look like?

What does the spot after a tick bite look like?

Often a red spot: The primary infection of lyme disease is a rapidly expanding ring. This should be promptly treated. A temporary red spot is a reaction to the tick rather than lyme. ...Read more

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Tick Bite (Definition)

A circular rash at the site of a tick bite may be a sign of ...Read more


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Tick bite found 3 on me one after removal now has a small circle around the spot and is irritated what should I do?

Tick bite found 3 on me one after removal now has a small circle around the spot and is irritated what should I do?

Let me explain: Use soap and water to wash your hands and the area around the tick bite after handling the tick. Some ticks transmit bacteria that cause illnesses such as lyme disease or rocky mountain spotted fever. See your doctor if you develop: a rash a fever a stiff neck muscle aches joint pain and inflammation swollen lymph nodes flu-like symptoms light sensitivity to the eyes or skin. ...Read more

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What does a tick bite look like and what does it look like if its Lyme disease and what are the symptoms got bit a month ago and spot still there?

What does a tick bite look like and what does it look like if its Lyme disease and what are the symptoms got bit a month ago and spot still there?

Appearance varies: A tick bite can be invisible after the tick detaches, or leave a red spot. When lyme is in the tick, often (but not always) a red rash spreads out in a circle (can be other shapes too) and is often clearing from the center outward. Called a "bull's eye" rash because of its appearance. ...Read more

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My husband has a tick bite with a really bad burning feeling and black spot under the skin where he pulled the tick out. Could he have Lyme disease?

My husband has a tick bite with a really bad burning feeling and black spot under the skin where he pulled the tick out. Could he have Lyme disease?

Deer tick?: Some deer ticks transmit lyme disease. The tick must be in the skin for 2 days before it can cause lyme disease. Doxycycline or minocycline 200mg single dose within 2 days of removal of a tick prevents lyme disease almost every time. Not a deer tick? Lyme is not in the conversation. A local reaction to the tick is common but not lyme disease. If the black dot is part of the tick, your body will ta ...Read more

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Tick bite two times in two months. No symptoms other than the spot itching once and never again. Had Rocky Mountain spotted fever once 25 years ago.

Tick bite: If it was a tick you could easily see - unlikely it was a deer tick. If you have not had any other symptoms likely a benign tick bite. and nothing to worry about. You might want to get a lymes disease titer just to be sure. bu Ok is usually not a hot bed of deer tick and Lyme actvity. good luck ...Read more

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Do I have a tick bite?

Do I have a tick bite?

ANYBODY'S guess: Do I have a vampire bite? Did you find a tick embedded in your skin? Do you have some sort of sore on your skin which you neglected to describe? ...Read more

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Can someone die from a tick bite?

Can someone die from a tick bite?

No: The bite of a tick is not fatal. Ticks can transmit diseases which can be serous or fatal but the bite itself is not fatal. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a tick bite like?

What are the symptoms of a tick bite like?

Depends: On the disease transmitted. There are many similar symptoms but there are also unique to the disease symptoms as well. Talk to your doctor about specific disease symptoms. ...Read more

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What could be the worst effects of a tick bite?

Death: Many tick-borne illnesses if not treated could lead to death, like rocky mountain spotted fever. ...Read more

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Can a tick bite be fatal?

Can a tick bite be fatal?

Lyme disease: Yes- lyme disease and rocky mountain spotted fever. Rare but does happen. Seek medical attention-now. ...Read more

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