Not every tick carries the bacteria for Lyme disease. Learn what you can do if your child is bitten by a tick and you are concerned about your child catching Lyme disease.
While most tick bites are harmless, several species can cause life-threatening diseases. Two of these well-known diseases are Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and Lyme disease.
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