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Lyme disease symptoms: How do you get Lyme disease? Is it contagious?

Is it contagious? Lyme disease is not contagious, you can only get it if you have been bitten by an infected tick. Only a small number...

Lyme disease symptoms: Six lesser-known warning signs you may be infected

How to avoid Lyme disease Dr Berkowitz advised some simple things a person can do to lessen their chances of being bitten by a tick which...

Lyme disease: Feeling this sensation in your head could mean an infection by a tick bite

Around 50 percent of people with Lyme disease experience flu-like symptoms within a week of being infected. The symptoms may be low-level and often a...

Lyme disease symptoms: An early sign of the bacterial infection to look out for

"But it's still important to be aware of ticks and to safely remove them as soon as possible, just in case," warns the health...

Coronavirus update: Lyme disease symptoms could be mistaken for COVID-19 – signs to spot

But experts have now warned many of these coronavirus symptoms are similar to Lyme disease - a bacterial infection spread to humans by infected...

Lyme Disease Doesn't Have a Vaccine, But a Yearly Preventative Shot Shows Promise

Lyme disease has become an insidious epidemic in the United States. Caused by bacteria transmitted by an infected tick bite, symptoms can include arthritis,...

Lyme disease symptoms: The sign in your knees you may have been bitten by an infected tick

Lyme disease is typically found in infected deer ticks. Ticks are common in grassy areas throughout the whole of the UK, including Scotland. If...

Lyme disease treatment: Japanese knotweed offers 'exciting' hope of treating Lyme disease

Researchers at Johns Hopkins university studied 14 plant-based extracts and compared their effectiveness against doxycycline and cefuroxime, two antibiotics used to treat Lyme disease. Of...

Lyme disease: A peculiar feeling in the head is a warning sign of the condition

Lyme disease is an infectious disease caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi. It is typically spread to humans via ticks which will have already...

Lyme disease symptoms: Expert gives top tips to help you spot early signs of condition

How to test for Lyme disease? “Blood tests can be carried out a few weeks after the acute infection but are often negative in the...

Lyme disease: The major symptom that could be a warning that you may have the disease

Ticks that carry the bacteria responsible for Lyme disease are found throughout the UK and catching the disease is more common than most think....

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