Safety: Lyme disease

must be carefully administered under a physician's supervision.

Please note the boldface areas above as these symptoms normally do not occur with Lyme disease. Lyme, HGE and Babesiosis are all carried by the same species of tick; it may be possible to contract several of these diseases from one tick bite.

If you live in a tick infested area or know you have been bitten by a tick and develop symptoms for any of these diseases you should see your physician immediately. As HGE and Babesiosis can be fatal in rare instances early diagnosis and treatment are essential. Lyme disease, easily curable if treated early can cause serious complications if undetected for a period of time.


The American Lyme Disease Foundation, Inc. is a national non-profit organization dedicated to controlling Lyme and other tick-borne diseases through its support of research and education. In order to continue to expand our efforts we need your support and ask that you consider a gift to the Foundation. All donations are tax deductible and will be acknowledged upon receipt. Please be sure to include your name and address.

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American Lyme Disease Foundation Inc.
Mill Pond Offices, 293 Route 100, Suite 204
Somers, New York 10589
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