Many people are waiting for that summer vacation, but Midstate doctors say you should also be taking steps to prevent Lyme illnesses.
The Centers for Disease Control reports in 2016 more than 12,000 people contracted Lyme Disease in Pennsylvania.
“We can then put them on antibiotics.”The signs of early Lyme disease include a bulls-eye rash, fever, fatigue, and muscle and joint pain.
Patient First is seeing more people with Lyme disease this summer than last year at all four of its central Pennsylvania locations.
It’s important to know the difference between ticks that cause Lyme disease and those that don’t.
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Hundreds attend blood clinic for new Lyme disease test
Related Coverage Clinical trial being held for Lyme disease testDELMAR, N.Y. (NEWS10) – It’s a brand new test for Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses we told you about last year.
Lyme disease is a complicated disease and many people experience an array of symptoms like Randy Fox, of Niskayuna, who’s been battling it for years.
George Hagerty, of Lake George, signed up because he’s had multiple tick bites and has tested positive for Lyme disease.
“We decided that we were going to cast a wide net and try to bring as many people as we could with Lyme disease.
It’s expected to diagnose 20 different strains of Lyme disease and other co-infections that ticks can carry and giving hope to those suffering.
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