Do fleas cause Lyme disease?

Spirochete in fleas. The organism (borellia sp.) that causes lyme disease has been found in fleas and mosquitos but has not yet been found to contribute to transmission of lyme disease in humans this way.

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Which tick can cause Lyme Disease? Dog fleas?

Deer ticks - Ixodes. Certain ticks are associated with certain diseases. For Lyme disease, classically the 'deer tick' is described- Ixodes scapularis. Deer ticks go through several stages in their life cycle-and the nymphs or younger ones can be extremely small-maybe as big as a pin head. The adults are easier to spot. Dog ticks are larger and are associated with different tick-borne diseases. Good to take precaution. Read more...

Can Lyme disease cause dry eyes? Also can it be transfered by fleas?

Yes and no. Lyme disease can cause all manner of problems. Because it stimulates inflammation, i think that it can cause dry eyes. It travels via a tick only, not fleas. Read more...

What causes Lyme disease?

Borrelia burgdorferi. This spirochete bacterium is transmitted by the bite of an ixodes tick. Read more...

What is the cause of Lyme disease usually?

Borrelia bacteria. Lyme disease is an infection caused by a bacteria, borrelia burgdorferi.It is usually transmitted by deer ticks & the longer the tick is attached the greater the chance of infection.However, about half of those with lyme do not recall being bitten by a tick.It is proven that stinging flies can transmit it & possibly spiders, mosquitoes etc.It may be sexually transmitted & passed to babies in utero. Read more...

I'm aware things like Lyme disease can cause tmj. What other conditions can cause it?

Bad bite. Generally a premature contact on 1 or more teeth. Read more...
Many. Many conditions can cause TMJ problems like malocclusion , truma to face and chin , abnormal sleep posture, etc. Also some other diffecincy can cause deteriorated disc that leads to TMJ . Read more...
List. Causes of TMJ syndrome are not completely understood.. Causes may include, misalignment (malocclusion) of or trauma to the teeth or jaw, teeth grinding (bruxism),, poor posture, stress or anxiety, arthritis or other inflammatory musculoskeletal disorders, excessive gum chewing. Treatment can be complex and beyond the scope of this answer. See a TMJ expert for guidance. Read more...