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Is Lyme Disease Sexually Transmitted?

Is Lyme Sexually Transmitted?

“There is always some risk of getting Lyme disease from a tickbite in the woods, but there may be a bigger risk …

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Tularemia

Tularemia is an infection common in wild rodents and can be passed to humans through contact with infected animal tissues or by …

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Tickborne Relapsing Fever

Tickborne Relapsing Fever Relapsing fever is an infection caused by the bites of lice or soft-bodied ticks. Tick-borne relapsing fever is found …

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Tick Paralysis

Tick paralysis is the only tick-borne disease that is not caused by an infectious organism. The illness is caused by a neurotoxin …

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Q Fever

Q fever is a bacterial infection that can affect the lungs, liver, heart, and other parts of the body. People usually get …

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Colorado Tick Fever

Colorado tick fever is an acute viral infection spread by the bite of the Dermacentor andersoni wood tick. Symptoms fever headache chills …

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Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

Rocky Mountain spotted fever is caused by the bacterium Rickettsia rickettsii. The bacterium is spread to humans through the bite of infected …

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Mycoplasma Fermentans

The most common of the Lyme Co-infection is Mycoplasma Fermentans. It is the smallest of bacteria’s and has the ability to enter …

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Ehrlichiosis

Ehrlichiosis is an infectious disease transmitted by the bite of a tick. It is caused by bacteria that belong to the family …

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Babesia

Babeisiosis, is a malarial-like protozoan infection. Even thought it was identified as infecting animals such as cattle and horses for hundreds of …

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