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Comment from: peggy, 65-74 Female Published: December 27

I thought I had a virus. I had a headache, achy joints and no appetite for about 10 days. I went to the doctor when I noticed a red welt on my leg. A blood test confirmed Lyme disease. I was bitten and felt and saw the tick. My husband removed it, and we brought it to the doctor who confirmed it was a "deer tick." Since we had found it and immediately reported it, I was given medication to be taken immediately. I felt fine but upon being tested three weeks later, I was POSITIVE. I just finished 21 days of an antibiotic.

Comment from: satkartarkaur, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: July 27

I had the typical symptoms of Lyme disease. I had a large red bull's eye rash on side of arm for a week which was sore and started to get larger.

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