Often when you contract Lyme disease, you also contract a secondary tick-borne disease (co-infection). While there is a certain level of awareness of Lyme disease, it is important to consider other risks associated with tick bites.
Lyme Disease and Other Tick-Borne Diseases Treatments. Lyme disease treatment can vary from patient to patient. Antibiotics, herbal treatments
Lyme disease symptoms can vary from patient to patient. Not everybody can pinpoint the time they were likely infected, as the nymphal ticks are so tiny.
To accurately test for Lyme disease, we use a number of tests – more than one test is usually ordered as borreliosis is extremely good at hiding from view.
What Is Lyme Disease? Ticks are a type of arachnid that have evolved to feast on blood. A tick bite in itself is harmless, but the bacterial and viral infections that can result range from mildly inconvenient to deadly.