Tick Bites: Symptoms, Treatment and Tick-Borne Diseases

Knowing how to recognize and safely treat tick bites can help reduce your risk of developing tick-borne infectious diseases, such as Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever.

Tick bites can be harmless. But sometimes, these eight-legged creepy-crawlies can transmit diseases — such as Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) and babesiosis — to humans.

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