You may get Lyme disease when you are bitten by a tick that has been infected with the germ (bacteria) that causes Lyme disease. The disease can cause a “bull' s eye” rash, chills, fever, headache, fatigue, and muscle pain.
Below are some questions you may want to ask your doctor or nurse about Lyme disease.
Where on my body am I most likely to get a tick bite?
If I get Lyme disease from a tick bite, what symptoms will I have?
How can my doctor diagnose me with Lyme disease? Can I be diagnosed even if I do not remember having a tick bite?
What are the antibiotics used to treat Lyme disease? How long do I need to take them? What are the side effects?
Will I have a full recovery from my Lyme disease symptoms?
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