Lyme disease

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  • What Is Lyme Disease?

    Lyme disease is an illness that someone may get when bitten by an infected tick, there are different cycles of the disease and people react to it differently than others. Citizens should support people with lyme disease because their symptoms are similar to other sickness and can often be misdiagnosed. Lyme disease progresses in three stages, the first stage is when the rash starts to appear the second stage occurs when arthritic pain starts to migrate from joint to joint the last stage is the most serious and happens when arthritis affects the knee and eventually leads to chronic lyme disease. (Britannica Encyclopedia). The first stage starts to occur from days to weeks (1-4 weeks), stage two happens from one to four months and…

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  • Lyme Disease Research Papers

    Kendal Cabrera Mayfield English 10 Period 6 25 November 2015 The Lyme Fight As Lyme Disease becomes a more relevant and noticeable disease, majority of knowing people, such as; patients believe that Lyme Disease is becoming an epidemic. Lyme Disease has grown among countries making it a more pertinent epidemic, as several are still oblivious to the disease, most professional doctors still think Lyme Disease isn’t even existent. Discovered in Lyme, Connecticut in 1975 with an…

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  • Lyme Disease Case Study

    Introduction/epidemiology Lyme’s disease is a transmitted disease from ticks, once the tick bites you, a small red bite mark will appear. A normal bite will disappear in a couple of days and does not indicate that you have Lyme’s disease. If that bite mark does not disappear and you get the following symptoms at first, you might have Lyme’s disease. The symptoms of Lyme disease are: a rash and flu-like symptoms. For the rash, three to thirty days after the bite that is considered infective,…

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  • Lyme Disease Persuasive Speech

    everyone entitled to medical care if they fall ill? Lyme disease patients in Australia are denied the treatment that they rightfully deserve because the Australian Government refuses to accept and acknowledge the fact that the disease exists in our country. Lyme disease is the fastest growing tick-borne illness in the world and is transferred through a tick bite from a tick infected with the disease, characteristically creating a bullseye shaped rash but can also be transferred from mother to…

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  • Lyme Disease

    Lyme disease is found worldwide and the most commonly reported vector-borne disease in North America and Europe. The disease is transmitted by the bite of a deer tick (Ixodes Scapularis) harboring bacteria named Borrelia burgdorferii (b. burgdorferi) in North America and Borrelia afzelii and Borrelia garinii in Europe and Asia. The first documentation of the disease occurred in 1883 when Dr. Alfred Buchwald treated a German patient with erythema migrans; A bulls-eye pattern rash that occurs in…

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  • Lyme Disease Papers

    During the warmer months, talk of Lymes disease always surfaces. People and their pets are out and about more, so it makes sense that the chances of contracting the disease is more likely. But is it? According to the Center for Disease Control, about 300,000 are diagnosed with Lyme disease in the US every year. Seems like the odds are pretty good that someone you know will get Lyme disease. What exactly is Lyme disease? It is a bacterial infection transmitted by Ixodes ticks. These ticks are…

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  • Lyme Disease: A Microorganism Cause Disease

    A pathogen is simply a microorganism that causes disease. Lyme Disease is caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi and is carried by ticks, and “as a result of a complicated sequence of events, people have become frequent accidental hosts for ticks and the disease agents they carry”. This connection is present because of the interaction between plant and animal species, or furthermore, the ecology of ecosystems, where both ticks and humans are present [Source: Ostfeld]. Symptoms of being…

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  • Lyme Disease Research Paper

    Description: Lyme disease is a bacterial infection transmitted by deer ticks infected with the Borrelia burgdorferi bacteria. Cause: Lyme disease is spread through the bite of infected ticks. Ticks can attach on any part of the human body often found in hard to see areas. A tick is attached for 36 to 48 hours or more before the Lyme disease bacterium can be transmitted. Most people are infected through the bites of the immature ticks, which are called nymphs. Symptoms: Early Signs (3 to 30 days…

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  • Essay On Lyme Disease

    weak. But some can cause a disease called Lyme disease. What is Lyme Disease? Lyme Disease is a bacterial disease caused by 4 main species of bacteria. The bacteria that it can be caused by is Borrelia burgdorferi, Borrelia mayonii, Borrelia afzelii and Borrelia garinii bacteria. Lyme disease is transmitted by the bite of an infected black-legged tick, also known as a deer tick, but the majority black-legged tick bites do not result in Lyme disease You're more likely to get Lyme disease if…

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  • Preventing Lyme Disease

    Try 5 tips below and you can prevent Lyme disease Lyme disease is an illness caused by a bacterial infection, and the infection is spread by the bite of ticks. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the United States receive no less than 300,000 new patients every year. This disease affects all people without being limited by age and gender. Lyme disease also has some of the symptoms similar to symptoms of other diseases. If not treated immediately, it can damage the…

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