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.
Mass General for Children pediatric infectious disease specialists diagnose and treat the full range of infectious diseases and congenital and acquired immunodeficiencies in infants, children and adolescents.
The Neuroimmunology and Neuro-Infectious Diseases Division consists of a core group of neurologists who manage a broad array of diseases, ensuring treatment of a diverse spectrum of cases.
Pediatric rheumatologists at MassGeneral Hospital for Children specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of all rheumatic and inflammatory conditions of infants, children, and adolescents.
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