Lyme disease is an infectious disease caused by the bite of a deer tick carrying the bacteria known as Borelia type.   The most common sign of an infection with Lyme disease is a bull's-eye shaped rash that begins about one week after infection at the site of a tick bite. The rash is typically painless and does not itch. Approximately 25-50% of infected people do not develop a rash or even know they were bitten by a tick.  Initial symptoms of Lyme disease present as fever, fatigue and headache.

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