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I would like help with diagnosis of possible african tick bite fever or other tick borne rickettsial disease?

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Dr. Anhkiet Tran
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In brief: Tick bite

If you have the tick, it can be sent to a lab to test for any disease it might carry.
If not just monitor for 20-30 days for any flu-like symptoms or rash at the site where you found the tick. If test is positive or you have symptoms or rash, you should be treated.

In brief: Tick bite

If you have the tick, it can be sent to a lab to test for any disease it might carry.
If not just monitor for 20-30 days for any flu-like symptoms or rash at the site where you found the tick. If test is positive or you have symptoms or rash, you should be treated.
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