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Old 06-04-2013, 09:27 AM   #1
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Just removed tick - should I begin treatment?

Today is Tuesday; I removed a deer tick from my thigh on Sunday. Should I ask my doctor to begin antibiotic treatment now and not wait for symptoms to appear (or not)?

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Re: Just removed tick - should I begin treatment?

After removing the tick you could have put it in a zip lock baggie, with a moist cotton ball. And taken it to the county. They should of been able to test it. And depending on your doctor, they may or may not give you antibiotics this early.
IF you get any rashes take pictures of them. Then seek out a LLMD, (Lyme Literate Medical doctor).

I know it is scary.


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