Lyme Disease: Symptoms, Prevention, And Complications
January 11, 2018
It’s common knowledge that ticks can transmit a number of dangerous diseases. One of them is Lyme disease. Learn how to identify it and how to prevent it!
Lyme disease is an infectious disease that people get after being bitten by an infected tick. Two main tick species whose bites cause the disease are western black-legged tick and deer tick. To transmit the infection, the tick needs to remain attached to the body for 36 to 48 hours. Lyme disease cannot be transmitted from human to human. It is treated with antibiotics. The disease can lead to serious complications if left untreated.