Secrets behind Diseases Caused by a Tick Bite

Do you plan go camping or hiking? Do you plan hunting tour or go fishing? Do you love mountaineering? Do you work in your backyard? The summer is almost here and ticks are on the go.

Do you plan go camping or hiking? Do you plan hunting tour or go fishing? Do you love mountaineering? Do you work in your backyard?

The summer is almost here and ticks are on the go.

As ticks are likely to be active during warmer month and increase diseases, we should make preparations to prevent a tick bite, Lyme symptoms and other sickness.

Very short list points to sickness caused by a tick bite – Tick-borne diseases:

Anaplasmosis

– a disease caused by a infected tick bite (most commonly – blacklegged tick).

Ehrlichiosis

is a disease that is spread by a tick bite, usually – the long star tick. Ehrlichiosis transmit a disease to and kill the white blood cells. Ehrlichiosis is transmitted throughout a tick bite.

is the most dangerous and most oftentimes experienced in the USA. The American dog tick and wood tick carry the bacterium

that causes this disease. The disease is passed through the skin into the bloodstream after an infected tick bites you.  Other names of the disease: Tick Typhus, Tobia fever, Sao Paulo fever, Febre Maculosa, and Fiebre Manchada.

Colorado Tick Fever

is an acute viral virus transmitted by a tainted wood tick bite. It is also called Mountain tick fever, Mountain fever and American mountain fever.

Tularemia

is a severe infectious sickness. You can contract

with Tularemia through and infected tick bite, horsefly or mosquito. Tularemia is deadly in about 5% of non-getting medical care or treatment cases, and in fewer than 1% of treated cases. It’s also called Deer-fly fever, Rabbit fever, Pahvant Valley plague, Ohara disease, Yatobyo, Lemming fever.

Babesiosis

is a malaria-like disease, a pathological process of red blood cells.  It is communicated through a tick bite. Animal hosts include cattle, sheep, deer, and dogs. It is also

called Piroplasmosis.

Tick Paralysis

is the sole tick-borne disease that is not caused by an infectious organism. A tick attaching to the skin to feed on blood causes Tick Paralysis. Throughout the feeding process, the poison enters the bloodstream.

is a disease transmitted through louse or soft-bodied tick bite. The death rate for

untreated Relapsing Fever ranges from 10 – 70%. 

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