Re: Tick bite prevention and tick removal
The corollary of this useful article is that not all tick bites are noticed at all, so a high degree of awareness is required to identify likely tick-related complications even in the absence of a known tick bite. A few weeks after I visited a area of deer habitation, having given no thought to ticks, a bright colleague of mine suggested that my odd symptoms of fever, cellulitic looking rash and muscle cramps might just be Lyme disease. A prompt course of doxycycline prevented seroconversion.....
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