For the infection to pass, the ticks must be present on the skin for at least 36 hours.
Lyme disease was first recognized in Old Lyme, Connecticut, in 1975, and is the most common disease in Europe and the United States.
The people who are most susceptible to Lyme disease are those who live or spend time in wooded areas.
Although Lyme disease is usually divided into three stages - topical, early and late, symptoms may overlap, and some people may also be hospitalized at a later stage of the disease without symptoms.
Here are some of the most common symptoms of Lyme disease:
A flat, circular rash that resembles a red oval or bull's eye anywhere on the body.
Joint pain and swelling.
Swollen lymph nodes.
Lyme disease treatment:
Lyme disease is best treated in the early stages, and early localized disease treatment is a simple 10 to 14 day course of oral antibiotics to eliminate infection.
Medicines used to treat Lyme disease include:
Doxycycline, amoxicillin, or cefuroxime, which are first-line treatments in adults and children Cefuroxime and amoxicillin, which are used to treat women who are breastfeeding After improvement and completion of the course of treatment, health care providers usually move to the oral medication system, the full course of treatment usually takes 14-28 days.