Archive for November, 2013


How long after being bitten can you take a Lyme disease blood test?

Question by Ray: How long after being bitten can you take a Lyme disease blood test? SO this deer tick was latched on me for 1 -2 hours max. It was so small I thought it was a beauty mark and It scraped off like a pimple…I can’t even tell if it bit me or […]

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Q&A: What sickness do i have? I have had fever,chills,real dry throat, really weak headaches.?

Question by Evan T: What sickness do i have? I have had fever,chills,real dry throat, really weak headaches.? It might be lyme disease but i doubt it i went up north 20 days ago and there were ALOT of ticks. I dont have a rash. Symptoms….. the fever ranges from 100 to 103 chills reallly […]

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How can I treat a tick bite?

Question by David: How can I treat a tick bite? I just pulled a tick out of my leg and when I pulled it out it made like a pop or snap sound so that makes me think the head may have broke off and is still in my leg, and i’ve heard dear ticks […]

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How does lyme disease reproduce inside the host?

by mainerunningphotos Question by thatnikkid: How does lyme disease reproduce inside the host? How does Borrelia burgdorferi reproduce inside the host? I’m having a bit of trouble finding this info. Best answer: Answer by pecola princepessawell it is one of few bacteria that does not need iron it uses manganese it does not have iron […]

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My boyfriend has been experiencing extreme fatigue and loss of apetite (typically always hungry) what’s wrong?

by mainerunningphotos Question by ZuluNation: My boyfriend has been experiencing extreme fatigue and loss of apetite (typically always hungry) what’s wrong? He doesn’t have the best eating habits, but he never did, and this has never happened. He also sweats A LOT in bed at night. He’s also a big eater, so seeing him without […]

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What would cause these symptoms my GF is sick?

by mainerunningphotos Question by Branden: What would cause these symptoms my GF is sick? flu-like feelings of headache, stiff neck fatigue falling down loss of appitite cough body sweats no fever i checked for ticks none found so lyme disease is out i dont no what to do she doesnt have medical my initial thought […]

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How long does the tick have to be attached before it transfers lyme disease?

Question by Kornrulezall: How long does the tick have to be attached before it transfers lyme disease? i prolly had it on only 10-12 hours am i good? Best answer: Answer by mlgableThe tick only needs to attach itself to you for you to contract lyme disease. If you were bitten by a tick watch […]

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Q&A: Bitten by a tic in Ottawa, Ontario…. Now bite location is a raised bump… What should I do?

by mainerunningphotos Question by *Lizz*: Bitten by a tic in Ottawa, Ontario…. Now bite location is a raised bump… What should I do? I haven’t been near any animals, or grass all day, and I just found a tic on my rib cage. I removed the tic, and now the area is a white, raised […]

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How long does lymes disease take to show up in your blood?

by mainerunningphotos Question by nicolehasacat: How long does lymes disease take to show up in your blood? Because I just got a blood test and it has only been a week since I got bit. Will it even show up in my blood? Best answer: Answer by KhrissyGet a lyme test in 2days from when […]

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Q&A: Anyone know anything about tick bites ?

by mainerunningphotos Question by officer Yoshimi: Anyone know anything about tick bites ? I had a dog tick on me earlier today I pulled it off but now theirs a purple spot & it hurts to the touch. I know I’ll probably go to the doc’s to have blood work done. Anyone have any ideas […]

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