What is Lyme Disease? | Lyme Disease Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Lyme disease is a bacterial infection which may be caused by the bite of a certain tick, commonly known as a deer tick or a black legged tick.

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Lyme disease instances have tripled in the United States in the last 30 years and all US states have reported a rise in the infection (not just the typically high risk states).

In this video, LetsGetChecked US Medical Director Dr. Robert Mordkin, will discuss lyme disease including the cause, symptoms, prevention and treatment.

0:13 - What is lyme disease?
0:38 - How common is lyme disease?
1:22 - What causes lyme disease?
1:41 - What are the symptoms of lyme disease?
3:18 - Who should get tested for lyme disease?
3:58 - How is lyme disease prevented or treated?

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- A rash known as erythema migrans may appear at the point where you were bitten between 3 and 30 days of exposure to a deer tick.
- Flu-like symptoms.
- In later stages, neurological issues may occur, such as bell's palsy, meningitis or impaired muscle movement.

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You are more likely to come into contact with lyme disease carrying ticks in woodland and grassy areas, especially between the summer months of May and September. It's important to remember that as a vector borne infection, lyme disease cannot be shared from person to person.

There is approximately 30,000 new cases of lyme disease diagnosed each year in the United States, according to CDC. In this video, we tell you everything you need to know about lyme disease and how you can get tested, with the added option to screen from the comfort of your own home.

For more information, read our ultimate guide to lyme disease: https://www.letsgetchecked.com/articles/the-signs-and-symptoms-of-lyme-disease/?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=organicsocial&utm_campaign=lymedisease_dom

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