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How fast can a tick paralysis occur?
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Dr. Clarence Lyons
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Tick paralysis
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001359.htm

In brief: Tick paralysis
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001359.htm
Dr. Clarence Lyons
Dr. Clarence Lyons
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Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: See below
Within hours but somtimes up to 48-72 hours for certain species to reach full paralysis.

In brief: See below
Within hours but somtimes up to 48-72 hours for certain species to reach full paralysis.
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Months, but rx early
Dogs can get lyme disease, as mild or severe as humans.
As with people, it can affect the skin (usually earliest sign), but then in second stage, it can affect joints, and it late stage cause heart and brain disease. The organism is the most common spirochete-causing disease in the world. Needs high index of suspicion by physician, diagnosis, and proper treatment.

In brief: Months, but rx early
Dogs can get lyme disease, as mild or severe as humans.
As with people, it can affect the skin (usually earliest sign), but then in second stage, it can affect joints, and it late stage cause heart and brain disease. The organism is the most common spirochete-causing disease in the world. Needs high index of suspicion by physician, diagnosis, and proper treatment.
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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