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Does tick bite fever cause blisters?

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Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Pediatrics
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In brief: See below

If you are referring to tick-borne relapsing fever (tbrf), then - no.
Blisters are not associated with it as far as i can discern from then most recent reports.

In brief: See below

If you are referring to tick-borne relapsing fever (tbrf), then - no.
Blisters are not associated with it as far as i can discern from then most recent reports.
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
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Dr. Willa Terry
Pediatrics

In brief: Yes

There are many different types of ticks in the United States, some of which are capable of transmitting infections; it depends upon the geographic location, season of the year, and type of tick.
Tick bite fever is a bacterial infection transmitted by ticks. Symptoms of tick bite fever may include fever, headache, malaise and a skin rash which may resemble blisters.

In brief: Yes

There are many different types of ticks in the United States, some of which are capable of transmitting infections; it depends upon the geographic location, season of the year, and type of tick.
Tick bite fever is a bacterial infection transmitted by ticks. Symptoms of tick bite fever may include fever, headache, malaise and a skin rash which may resemble blisters.
Dr. Willa Terry
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