Word! Lyme Disease
Say: LIME DIH-zeez
People who get sick from Lyme disease feel tired and sore all over. Many will get a red circular rash (often called a bulls-eye rash) around the tick bite. If treated with antibiotics early, Lyme disease symptoms usually will go away. The best way to prevent Lyme disease is to prevent tick bites.
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