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Tick Bites

American Lyme Disease Foundation Physician Referral Service

Use this national referral list of board-certified physicians to find a doctor trained in the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease and other tick-borne infections.

Review Date: January 25, 2013

American Lyme Disease Foundation, Inc.

Ehrlichiosis

Human Monocytic Ehrlichiosis (HME) is a tick-borne disease transmitted by the Lone Star tick. Learn about symptoms, treatment, and how to prevent tick bites.

Review Date: June 14, 2011

Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector-Borne, and Enteric Diseases/CDC

Insect Repellents: Use and Effectiveness

Using the right insect repellent can discourage ticks, mosquitoes, and other biting insects from landing on you. This search tool will help you find a repellent that is right for you.

Review Date: February 28, 2012

Office of Pesticide Programs, OCSPP, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Southern Tick Associated Rash Illness (STARI)

Southern Tick Associated Rash Illness (STARI), also known as Masters disease, is a tick-borne disease transmitted by the Lone Star tick. Learn about symptoms, treatment, and how to prevent tick bites.

Review Date: June 14, 2011

American Lyme Disease Foundation, Inc.

Tick Paralysis

Tick Paralysis is caused by over 40 species of ticks worldwide, including the deer tick, dog tick, Rocky Mountain wood tick, and the Lone Star tick. Learn about symptoms, treatment, and how to prevent tick bites.

Review Date: January 25, 2013

American Lyme Disease Foundation, Inc.