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post #11 of 25 (permalink) Old 01-09-2013, 09:45 AM Thread Starter
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LOL that is what I figured, UC, I'd be seen at like 3!

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I'm curious if it's a "bad" tick with disease?
Also if the put you on antibiotics...I think ticks have a painless way to bite?
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not sure, i'll update when i get back from dr. i hope it isn't, i hate taking medicine

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You'd probably hate Lyme disease worse
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It looks like it could be the lyme tick (Ixodes scapularis) from the picture. Ask your doc about getting on antibiotics.

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LOL that is what I figured, UC, I'd be seen at like 3!
Maybe its where I live, but the UC here usually gets you in pretty quick unless its really packed. Last couple times I've been there I haven't waited over 10 mins.
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make sure you get tested for Lyme disease.
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It's too early for you to be tested for Lyme disease, but you may be able to have the tick tested by the health department.

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Doc had to cut it out, it was in so deep. She gave me a script for antibiotics for Lymes - they are sending it off to be tested. Figured it was worth taking the meds incase it is Lymes.

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I hate ticks.
Ditto!! How long before they have the test results back?

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