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687 Possible Causes for Tick Bite

  • Insect Bite

    A healthy man who presented to hospital with painful swelling of the left arm following a history of insect (tick) bite developed shock and died within 48 hours.[] […] snake bite Thrip bite Tick bite without infection[] Tick bites can remain slightly itchy for several weeks.[]

  • Lyme Disease

    From 2010 to 2014, 13,615 tick bite or LD-related ED encounters were identified in NH, with most due to tick bites (76%).[] Patients with Lyme disease may not give a history of tick bite and clinicians should be aware of this.[] Additional Information on Avoiding Tick Habitats, Bites and Infection Managing Ticks and Preventing Bites - NPIC Exit Ticks –- CDC LymeR Primer TM Awareness brochure (PDF)[]

  • Tick-Borne Encephalitis

    The infant had a history of a tick bite 3.5 weeks before the first symptoms of encephalitis appeared. The family lives in an endemic area of the disease.[] In 1992-2011 there was 23-fold growth of the tick-bite incidence rate in humans, a northward shift of the reported tick bites, and the season of tick bites increased from[] Passive immunization is recommended only within 48 hours after a tick bite.[]

  • Erythema Chronicum Migrans

    It is described as an erythematous papule or macule at the site of the tick bite.[] Erythema migrans usually appears 7-10 days after the tick bite.[] Erythema chronicum migrans (ECM) developed in a man after a tick bite; the tick was probably lxodes pacificus.[]

  • Tick Paralysis

    Topic Overview The inability to move a part of your body (paralysis) as a result of a tick bite is a rare problem.[] With tick bites so common, one thing about tick paralysis remains a mystery. “Why doesn’t everybody suffer from tick paralysis when they get a tick bite?” Shapiro said.[] If the tick bite is on the head, symptoms of tick paralysis may include: Facial paralysis. Double vision. Difficulty swallowing or talking. Most cases occur in children.[]

  • Lyme Carditis

    Translated title of the contribution Atrioventricular block caused by tick bite--Lyme's carditis Original language Hungarian Pages (from-to) 2311-2314 Number of pages 4 Journal[] The cardiac manifestations of Lyme disease including varying degrees of atrioventricular heart block occur within weeks to months of the infecting tick bite.[] This case illustrates a 66-year-old male with complaints of fatigue, myalgias, and fever after a tick bite 3days earlier.[]

  • Lyme Neuroborreliosis

    Additional Information on Avoiding Tick Habitats, Bites and Infection Managing Ticks and Preventing Bites - NPIC Exit Ticks –- CDC LymeR Primer TM Awareness brochure (PDF)[] Only half of the patients had a history of a tick bite or erythema migrans (EM). Half of the patients who observed a tick bite subsequently reported EM.[] Epidemiologic data, tick bite histories, duration of symptoms, clinical findings, radiologic findings, treatment durations and prognosis were investigated.[]

  • Lyme Meningoencephalitis

    There was no history of rash or tick bite. He had been well until eight hours prior to admission when fever and headache developed. Received December 17, 1987.[] The consequences of a tick bite seem to be mild.[] The risk of an infection after a tick bite is very small, because only very few ticks are infected with the TBE virus.[]

  • Ehrlichiosis

    The history suggested tick bite that occurred seven days before the onset of disease.[] Be sure to tell your provider about the tick exposure. Ehrlichiosis is spread by tick bites.[] In Mexico, a case of E. chaffeensis infection in an immunocompetent 31-year-old woman without recognized tick bite was fatal.[]

  • Relapsing Fever

    Of 10 TBRF cases, 20% had no evidence of tick bites and thus restriction of PEP administration to individuals with recognized tick bites contributed to TBRF occurrence.[] We analyzed the records from January 2004 to January 2007, and identified all reported events of tick bites or TBRF cases.[] Travel in an infested area, a fever of irregular nature, and a strong history of tick bites are clues to diagnosis.[]

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