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Can black fly and/or deer fly bites cause flu like, severe body aches as an allergic reaction??

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Dr. Dominic Riganotti
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Ixodes scapularis

Of concerned with Deer ticks is Lyme Disease.
Lyme disease is caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi and is transmitted to humans through the bite of infected blacklegged ticks. Typical symptoms include fever, headache, fatigue, and a characteristic skin rash called erythema migrans (

In brief: Ixodes scapularis

Of concerned with Deer ticks is Lyme Disease.
Lyme disease is caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi and is transmitted to humans through the bite of infected blacklegged ticks. Typical symptoms include fever, headache, fatigue, and a characteristic skin rash called erythema migrans (
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