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Tick Bite & Lyme Disease Treatment

Burlington Tick Bite And Lyme at AFC Urgent Care

Lyme disease and tick bites become a significant health risk for Massachusetts residents during the summer. But the good news for patients is that AFC Urgent Care Burlington provides comprehensive Lyme and tick bite treatment for patients 1 year or older.

Whenever you are outside during the summer you’ll want to actively prevent tick bite risks and screen for Lyme to double-check. Below is a breakdown of prevention and symptoms related to Lyme disease.

Lyme Disease Prevention Tips and know-hows for the summer

Patients should understand that Lyme Disease is highly preventable through a few prevention techniques and skills. These skills help to reduce contact with ticks and avoid areas with a potentially high volume of ticks.

To prevent Lyme disease and tick bites, individuals should:

  • Make sure to do a tick check after going outside. Anytime you stay outside for prolonged periods you’ll want to check your hair, head, arms, legs, neck and other visible body parts for ticks.
  • Wear protective clothing when camping: If you are camping then you’ll want to bring protect clothing including a hat, lightweight pants, boots, and socks to reduce the chance of ticks.
  • Look for any public health updates online and see if there are new tick alerts in your town/community.
  • Avoid heavily wooded areas and forests: When possible, try to avoid areas with a lot of woods, since ticks tend to live in dense woods.

How to get Lyme Disease and Tick Bite Treatment

Any patient that has Lyme disease will likely know based on the key symptoms of Lyme. These symptoms include Bull’s Eye Pattern Rash where the tick bit, fatigue, fever, swelling, stiffness, headache, nausea, and dizziness.

Make sure to visit AFC Urgent Care Burlington ASAP if you believe that a recent tick bite could have potentially led to a possible Lyme infection. Our urgent care providers are ready to treat your symptoms and diagnose treatment withOn-site Lab Testingand other diagnostic exams.

If you have questions about Lyme treatment and tick bites, please call us directly, or schedule an appointment.

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