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Hi If the sting was left in you, it was a bee, if not it was a wasp, what you folks call a yellow jacket, me being from England, now the problem with...
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It is important to discuss this with your doctor.  You may have a disorder called pica.  While I am not an expert on this disorder, I...
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First identified in a group of children in Lyme, Connecticut, Lyme disease has now been found in nearly all states and 18 other countries. Most cases...
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Lyme disease is caused by bacteria transmitted through the bite of the tiny black-legged (or deer) ticks found in the Eastern and Central U.S. and...
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Interestingly, the disease only became apparent in 1975 when mothers of a group of children who lived near each other in Lyme, Connecticut, made...
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Because Lyme disease is transmitted by ticks attaching to the body, it is important to use tick-bite avoidance techniques when visiting known tick...
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Lyme disease is a bacterial illness caused by a bacterium called a "spirochete." In the United States, the actual name of the bacterium is...
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In early Lyme disease, doctors can sometimes make a diagnosis simply by finding the classic red rash (described above), particularly in people who...
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Lyme disease affects different areas of the body in varying degrees as it progresses. The site where the tick bites the body is where the bacteria...
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Most cases of Lyme disease are curable with antibiotics. This is so true that some authors of Lyme disease research have stated that the most common...
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This disease is caused by a tick bite and can affect many organs. Lyme disease can affect the nervous system and cause headache symptoms.
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Lyme disease is transmitted through a bite from a specific type of tick. Early stages of Lyme disease include flu-like symptoms that can include a...
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Lyme disease is caused by infection with Borrelia burgdorferi (B. burgdorferi) bacteria.How the disease is spreadLyme disease is spread when you are...
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Lyme disease may be hard to diagnose because its symptoms are like those of many other illnesses. Your doctor will take a careful medical history and...
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There is no effective way to treat Lyme disease at home. After your doctor has evaluated your symptoms and diagnosed Lyme disease, you may want to...
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