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What is the treatment for tick paralysis?

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Dr. Clarence Lyons
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

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. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: The best therapy

Is to remove the feeding female tick.
Usually the paralysis will resolve slowly. Respiratory function must be maintained.

In brief: The best therapy

Is to remove the feeding female tick.
Usually the paralysis will resolve slowly. Respiratory function must be maintained.
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Dr. Larry Lutwick
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Dr. James Sidman
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric

In brief: Antibiotics

Antibiotics, and sometimes steroids for the short term.

In brief: Antibiotics

Antibiotics, and sometimes steroids for the short term.
Dr. James Sidman
Dr. James Sidman
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2 comments
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
And removing the tick!
Dr. James Sidman
Good point.
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