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Can you get swine flu after a tick bite?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Ticks do not spread influenza.
People do.Occasionally animals may such as bird flu.

In brief: No

Ticks do not spread influenza.
People do.Occasionally animals may such as bird flu.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology

In brief: NO

Influenza never comes from ticks or insects.
Usually it comes from people, sometimes birds, especially migratory aquatic birds (geese, ducks). Swine flue, of course, begins in pigs but becomes important if it is able to spread from person to person.

In brief: NO

Influenza never comes from ticks or insects.
Usually it comes from people, sometimes birds, especially migratory aquatic birds (geese, ducks). Swine flue, of course, begins in pigs but becomes important if it is able to spread from person to person.
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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