Question, are you aware of the signs and symptoms of that arise after being bitten by a tick?
According to the CDC, Lyme disease is an infection caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi. This bacterium is usually found heavily wooded or grassy areas where mice and deer live including lawns and gardens. Most commonly found in the Northeast, the Pacific Northwest, and the northern Midwest states. It is often carried to people by deer ticks which pick up the bacterium when they bite infected animals and then infect humans by biting them and passing the bacteria into the person’s bloodstream.
It is very important to know what symptoms to watch out for when dealing with Lyme disease since these critters can easily be overlooked. Ticks are very small, immature ticks, or nymphs, are about the size of a poppy seed. Adult ticks are about the size of a sesame seed.
Signs and Symptoms
Lyme disease can start up at any time from a few days up to a month after the initial bite. Here are some symptoms to look out for:
If Lyme disease is left untreated, more serious symptoms will occur over time.
Some symptoms may include: