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If You See These Marks On Your Child, You Should Immediately Rush To Doctor

With the onset of summer and your kids' ultimate need to play outdoors, make sure that they stay safe. Something to be checked for every once in a while is a tick.
Ticks are the ones to pass on the Lyme disease which is very harmful. Know the ways to deal with ticks and their preventions, which are certainly better than their cure!

If You See These Marks On Your Child, You Should Immediately Rush To Doctor

If You See These Marks On Your Child, You Should Immediately Rush To Doctor

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Lyme is a serious illness.

Lyme is a serious illness.

It is passed on via Ticks. If they are allowed to penetrate the skin, they might carry with them what is called as Borrelia burgdorferi.

Its symptoms may vary but know that immediate medical attention is required.

Its symptoms may vary but know that immediate medical attention is required.

Most common symptom is a rash on the skin.

Most common symptom is a rash on the skin.

It is the Erythema Migrans (EM) rash and resembles a bull's eye. About 70% of people who catch this disease suffer from this symptom.

The consequences of Lyme disease.

The consequences of Lyme disease.

Severe joint pain, irregular heartbeats, dizziness, being short of breath are some other symptoms.

It is imperative to detect it early.

It is imperative to detect it early.

As it can be cured with the use of antibiotics, it would benefit a lot if detected at the earliest.

The best preventive measure is an insect repellent.

The best preventive measure is an insect repellent.

If you spot a tick on your child, get rid of it quickly.

First things first.

First things first.

Call on your doctor whenever you spot any of the symptoms on yourself or your child. Be safe this summer!

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