Lyme Disease Articles A-Z
Lyme Disease Information - Lyme Disease Transmission
This page contains links to eMedTV Lyme Disease Articles containing information on subjects from Lyme Disease Information to Lyme Disease Transmission. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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- Lyme Disease Information
This eMedTV resource provides a brief overview of Lyme disease. It includes information on how the disease is transmitted, whether testing a tick is advisable, and the most common symptoms. To the right are links to other articles on this topic.
- Lyme Disease Prevention
An important step in preventing Lyme disease is to avoid having ticks come in contact with your skin. As this eMedTV resource explains, there are many ways to prevent this disease, such as applying pesticides and avoiding areas with many ticks.
- Lyme Disease Rash
As this eMedTV article explains, the Lyme disease rash is often shaped like a bullseye and is a characteristic symptom of the disease. This resource provides a general overview of this rash and also lists other symptoms of Lyme disease.
- Lyme Disease Symptoms
Fatigue, rash, joint pain, and fever are a few common Lyme disease symptoms. As this eMedTV article explains, these signs and symptoms can last for months or even years after the initial Lyme disease infection.
- Lyme Disease Transmission
As this eMedTV article explains, transmission of Lyme disease occurs through the bite of an infected black-legged tick. This page describes the bacterium that causes Lyme disease and explains how the disease can't be spread by person-to-person contact.