What's to Know About Lyme Meningitis?

1 Answer

These messages are for mutual support and information sharing only. Always consult your doctor before trying anything you read here.
People get infected with lyme meningitis after they are bitten by a tick that carries Borrelia burgdorferi or Borrelia mayonii bacteria. Symptoms: Early stage:
  • Symptoms similar to flu, including headache, fatigue, fever and chills.
  • Rash. If you're infected, the red spot will become larger over time while the center of it clears. You don't feel any pain or itch from the red area.
Later stage:
  • Problems in the nerve system.
  • Other parts of your body showing Erythema migrans
  • Pain in joints.
  • Get rid of a tick carefully and soon with tweezers. Apply antiseptic to the area where the tick stayed.
  • Make sure your pets and children don't carry ticks. They are the size of a pin head. So you may not find them if you don't look carefully.
  • Avoid going to woods, bushy areas or grassland.
    Keyword: lyme meningitis