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Is nature source of Lyme disease?

6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Could say that

Nature is the source of most things.
Lyme disease is caused by a bacterium transmitted by ticks. Both bacteria and ticks are natural.

In brief: Could say that

Nature is the source of most things.
Lyme disease is caused by a bacterium transmitted by ticks. Both bacteria and ticks are natural.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
2 doctors agree

In brief: Unsure what u mean

Lyme disease is caused by a spirochaete (bacteria) called borellia burgdorfii and is transmitted to man by tick bites, predominantly by the deer tick.
This is part of nature.

In brief: Unsure what u mean

Lyme disease is caused by a spirochaete (bacteria) called borellia burgdorfii and is transmitted to man by tick bites, predominantly by the deer tick.
This is part of nature.
Dr. Martin Raff
Dr. Martin Raff
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Dr. Pierre Moeser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Some ticks which exist in nature carry a bacterium which causes lyme disease inside them. When the tick bites a human, the bacterium (borelia burgdorfi) passes from the tick to the human.
This infection results in lyme disease.

In brief: Yes

Some ticks which exist in nature carry a bacterium which causes lyme disease inside them. When the tick bites a human, the bacterium (borelia burgdorfi) passes from the tick to the human.
This infection results in lyme disease.
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Dr. Pierre Moeser
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