AccessMyLibrary provides FREE access to millions of articles from top publications available through your library.
In recent years, the incidence of Lyme disease has become increasingly more common and widespread in the United States.
Lyme disease is passed to humans from deer ticks. If left untreated, it can lead to some very serious health problems.
Early symptoms of Lyme disease show up three to 30 days after the initial bite, including fatigue, chills and fever, headache, muscle and joint pain, swollen lymph nodes or a skin rash called erythema migrans.
Erythema migrans is a red circular patch that appears at the site of the bite. The patch can grow bigger and vary in shape, depending on its location. The center of the rash may clear up as the rash spreads, causing a …