Tick Bornee Disease Research Paper

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Signs and symptoms of tick-borne disease

Tick borne diseases affect humans and other animals are caused by infected agents that are transmitted by tick bites. These agents are very harmful as they carry various infections as a single tick can carry more than one disease causing agent. Proper diagnosis is not available for tick borne diseases. Ticks are more active during warmer months. Area surrounded by woods, bushes, high grass, or leaf litter are likely to have more ticks. Wearing light clothing, using insect repellent, checking for ticks frequently, washing and drying clothes, etc. Another form of control is keeping a guinea-fowl that consumes large amounts of ticks. Major tick-borne disease are Relapsing fever, Typhus, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, Tick-borne
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For a person to get a tick-borne disease they must get bitten by a tick that feeds for a sufficient time. One must keep a constant check on pets as they might carry these ticks. Rashes and aches are caused due to tick bites which may cause tremendous amounts of discomfort. Regularly bathing and cleanliness is a must. Keeping your home and its surroundings clean is another useful way of avoiding ticks. A crawling tick does not transmit anything, it is only when it bites for a period of time, is when there is a possibility of a disease being transmitted. If we find a tick on clothing, pets, children, we must use a narrow tipped tweezers and grasp it as close to the skin as possible, then slowly and steadily pull upwards. If the mouth is still attached to the skin, we must try to remove it. Most tick-borne diseases are caused by bacteria and can be treated with antibiotics but it is important to diagnose the problem early, to avoid any complications. There are various types of ticks such as Blacklegged ticks or Deer ticks, American Dog ticks, Lone Star ticks, Gulf Coast Tick, Rocky Mountain Wood ticks, Rocky Mountain Wood ticks, Pacific Coast Tick,
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