Can I get Lyme disease from a cat bite?

No. Lyme disease is transmitted by deer ticks . Deer tick bites can transmit the lyme disease not cat bites. Pasturella infections are often times associated with cat bites and can progress very rapidly, they are treated with penicillin.

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How likely are you going to get lyme disease from tick bites in the UK? What are the real risks? Is overgrown garden a risk too?

Lyme. 0.32/100,000 Is the incidence of lyme disease in the UK. I would be seen if you identify a dear tick or if you would develop the characteristic bullseye rash. Read more...
Interesting question. Lyme disease has wide distribution in the USA but I am not aware of it being prevalent in the UK. I have been in practice for 50 years and have treated many patients who are world travelers without any of them coming back from the UK with Lyme disease. You might want to call the local medical society in your region if you are still concerned. I have traveled through out England without any concern. Read more...
Low risk. Lyme disease exists in the UK but the risks are 20-50 times lower than in the most affected areas in Eastern US and Scandinavia. If you get a large skin rash after a tick bite, see your doctor and it can be treated with antibiotics. High grass increases the risk of tick bites, but most reports of Lyme disease in the UK seem to come from national parks or other large forests. Read more...

Could you get Lyme disease from a mosquito? I've been bite numerous times while sleeping and have a bullseye rash on my arm.

No. Mosquitos do not carry Lyme Disease. Maybe you had a tick bite that you didn't see. If you have a bullseye rash, then I would be worried about Lyme. See your doctor and have blood work done. Read more...
No proof as of yet.. So NO, ...as per the latest information on the CDC web site there is no credible evidence that Lyme disease can be transmitted through air, food, water, or from the bites of mosquitoes, flies, fleas, or lice. Read more...
Lyme is from ticks. Mosquitoes don't transmit Lyme only ticks can do that. If you have a bulls eye rash though that could very well be Lyme. Sometimes the ticks are so unbelievably small u can't see them. It looks like u live in New England and it's summer so I consider it peak Lyme season. If the rash is bigger than 5 cm in diameter and is expanding it's probably Lyme. Show it to an MD and get some antibiotics pls! Read more...