If you don’t notice the tiny deer tick bite on your body, it can be easy to dismiss signs of Lyme disease. You may suspect flu and give it a week or so, thinking it will resolve on its own. But by then, the bacterial infection has had time to spread. “The human body reacts … Read More
Headed outside sometime soon to soak up the sun and enjoy the outdoors? Tick-borne diseases such as Lyme disease, are on the rise in the United States, so it’s a good idea to protect yourself.
From May through July, people will get more tick bites and tick-borne diseases than any other time of year in the United States.
Bugs, plants, heat and even water can cause a rash. Here’s how to recognize and treat some of these common warm-weather skin ailments.
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If you’re an avid outdoors person, learn how to avoid tick bites or deal with a bite to protect yourself against Lyme disease.
One thing that bugs us about summer is, well, bugs – and the bites they leave behind. Some of them can even make us sick. Lara Danziger-Isakov, MD, is an expert on infectious diseases at Cleveland Clinic. She says mosquito bites can become a problem if you don’t leave them alone. “Mosquito bites can get … Read More