In the early phase of the illness, within days to weeks of the tick
bite, the local skin around the bite develops an expanding ring of
There may be an outer ring of brighter redness and a
central area of clearing, leading to a "bull's-eye" appearance.CHECK
classic initial rash is called "erythema migrans" (formerly called erythema chronicum migrans
Patients often can't recall the tick bite (the ticks can be as small as
the periods in this paragraph).CHECK
Also, they may not have the identifying
rash to signal the doctor. More than one in four patients never get a
rash. The redness of the skin is often accompanied by generalized
, muscle and joint stiffness,CHECK
swollen glands, and headache
resembling symptoms of a virus infection.
well, it looks like i have lyme disease.
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