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    Essay On Lyme Disease

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    Lyme disease is a type of bacterial infection. People who live in wooded areas tend to get the disease more often because the infection is transmitted by ticks. The tick must bite a person and be attached for at least 36-48 hours in order to transmit the infection. The tick releases a bacterium called Borrelia burgdorferi. The bacterium will enter through the skin and eventually enter your blood stream causing various symptoms. In the early stages of the disease a person may experience a rash around the site of the bite. The rash usually looks like a red bulls eye and can form on multiple places on your skin. People may also have flu like symptoms which can include chills, fever, fatigue, muscle aches. The later symptoms of the disease are more serious such as joint pains (leading to arthritis) and…

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    What Is Lyme Disease?

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    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…

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    Lyme disease, a deer tick-borne infection provoked by the bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi, was first recorded in medical literature in 1883. Although the disease has been prevalent for centuries, its severity was only realized in 1975, when an outbreak of individuals suffered juvenile arthritis and rashes on their body. Transferred through the bite of an infected tick, the infection can spread through the joints, the bloodstream, the heart, and the nervous system if not properly treated. Lyme…

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    Lyme Disease Education There are many diseases in the world such as influenza, rubella and lice. There is one particular disease that will be discussed in depth in this report called Lyme disease. This report will further explain the details of the disease and public health strategies. Ticks Lyme disease is a disease you may get if a tick bites you. Lyme disease is caused by bacterium called Borrelia burgdorferi. The bacteria is corkscrew-shaped. Ixodes ticks which are also know as…

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    Scientifically known as Boreliosis, Lyme disease is an infection which derives from spirochete bacteria that diffuse through the skin and bloodstream by lxodes ticks (Lymedisease.org). Throughout the United States, these arachnids are found in any area that is wet, moist, wooden or grassy. Lyme disease is an overlook chronic disease because early symptoms of nymph bites are not perceptible. In fact, there is an estimate that each year around 300,000 people are diagnose with Lyme disease in…

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    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: A Case Study

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    silent room believing the symptoms would likely fade away. But I was wrong. I was 33 years old, lonely, isolated, and living in my bedroom. Eighteen months later, I would be diagnosed with Lyme disease and begin a grueling treatment program that still continues today. Over the…

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    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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    My entire family has struggled with Lyme Disease for numerous years. Lyme disease is an infection caused by being bitten by an infected tick. The first symptom is usually a large, expanding rash around the area of the tick bite. Other symptoms may include a stiff-neck, chills, fever, swollen lymph nodes, headaches, fatigue, muscle aches, and joint pain. It all started when I was five years old. My sister, Natalie who was three at the time, had a little bite on her leg. We didn’t know what it was…

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    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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