Lyme disease symptoms: Three parts of your body you should always check for tick bites

LYME disease may have an innocent sounding name, but it’s a nasty condition transmitted by ticks which, left untreated, can lead to severe health problems. Here are three parts of body you should always check after visiting grassy and woodland areas, as well as other symptoms you should look out for.

Lyme disease is spread to humans by infected ticks. The most common place to get bitten is in areas with long grass that can conceal ticks, although another way you can be bitten is within your home if you’ve been outside with any pets that may have a tick attached to them. So how do you know if you’ve been bitten - what symptoms should you look out for? According to Dr Andrew Thornber, chief medical officer at Now Patient, there are certain areas you’re more likely to find...
source: Express

2019-08-24 07:20
Latest news from Express
today 22:26 Rainbow Six Siege DOWN: Server Status latest on why R6 is not working
today 22:26 Meghan Markle snub: Is THIS the clue Meghan never planned to stay in the UK?
today 22:26 Vitamin D deficiency symptoms: The sign in your head that could signal the condition
today 22:26 Queen Elizabeth II news: The subtle way Queen showed Meghan Markle and Harry who is boss
today 22:26 Prince Harry latest: Read Prince Harry's Sentabale dinner statement in full HERE
today 22:26 Boris Johnson’s secret Brexit strategy if Brussels stands firm in crunch trade talks
yesterday 21:23 Man Utd boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hints Marcus Rashford injury has changed transfer plans
yesterday 21:23 Prince Philip heartbreak: The massive blow Megxit dealt Prince Harry's grandfather Philip
yesterday 21:23 Prince Harry looks relaxed as he's pictured for first time since royal deal was reached
yesterday 21:23 BBC Weather: Arctic deep freeze to grip UK in 24 hours as -7C plunge sparks health fears
yesterday 20:20 What does Tsai Ing-wen's landslide Taiwan election win mean for tense China relations?
yesterday 20:20 Elvis Presley: Lisa Marie Presley on SIMILARITY between Elvis and her ex Michael Jackson
yesterday 20:20 Liverpool beating Man Utd proves title race is over, Jurgen Klopp’s men are unstoppable
yesterday 20:20 Royal news: Will Prince Harry and Meghan Markle repay £2.4mil Frogmore Cottage cost?
yesterday 20:20 Cervical cancer symptoms: The first noticeable sign of the deadly disease to watch out for
yesterday 19:17 Xbox One news: New Xbox Live Free Game bonus following shock Switch release rumour
yesterday 19:17 Caprice net worth: Dancing on Ice 2020 contestant’s whopping fortune revealed
yesterday 19:17 Melania Trump shock: FLOTUS’ son Barron triggers surprising joke over his future career
yesterday 19:17 Joe Swash health: Dancing on Ice star felt 'sheer terror' amid life-threatening infection
yesterday 19:17 UK weather forecast: Freezing temperatures to smash Britain tonight sparking warnings
Latest news from Great Britain
today 22:26 Prince Harry on leaving royal role: 'There was no other option'
today 22:26 Beaming Prince Harry seen for first time after royal exit
today 22:26 One dead after triple-stabbing in east London
today 22:26 Rainbow Six Siege DOWN: Server Status latest on why R6 is not working
today 22:26 Meghan Markle snub: Is THIS the clue Meghan never planned to stay in the UK?
today 22:26 Vitamin D deficiency symptoms: The sign in your head that could signal the condition
today 22:26 Queen Elizabeth II news: The subtle way Queen showed Meghan Markle and Harry who is boss
today 22:26 Prince Harry latest: Read Prince Harry's Sentabale dinner statement in full HERE
today 22:26 Boris Johnson’s secret Brexit strategy if Brussels stands firm in crunch trade talks
yesterday 21:32 Scottish Cup draw in full as Celtic are handed Clyde return 14 years on from famous upset
yesterday 21:32 Scottish Cup draw RECAP: Find out who your side got in the last 16
yesterday 21:32 Woman whose tattoo was moved from her stomach to her boob begs for help to fix it
yesterday 21:32 Woman whose tattoo was moved from her stomach to her boob begs for help to fix it
yesterday 21:32 Boy,3, dead and four-year-old sibling fighting for his life after caravan fire
yesterday 21:23 Boy, 3, dies in caravan blaze with brother, 4, left fighting for life
yesterday 21:23 Man Utd boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hints Marcus Rashford injury has changed transfer plans
yesterday 21:23 Prince Philip heartbreak: The massive blow Megxit dealt Prince Harry's grandfather Philip
yesterday 21:23 Prince Harry looks relaxed as he's pictured for first time since royal deal was reached
yesterday 21:23 BBC Weather: Arctic deep freeze to grip UK in 24 hours as -7C plunge sparks health fears
yesterday 20:26 Progress unclear after Libyan peace summit
yesterday 20:26 Scottish Tories commence budget overtures to SNP
yesterday 20:26 Thousands sign open letter urging Long Bailey to reverse commitment to Board of Deputies' pledges
yesterday 20:26 War boon for US military
yesterday 20:26 Men's Cricket Root's dominance sets up England for victory
yesterday 20:26 HDP Women's Conference vows to make 2020 the year of victory
yesterday 20:26 Women's Football Joe Montemurro takes blame for manner of Arsenal's defeat to Chelsea
yesterday 20:20 Bungalow owners ordered to tear new roof down because it’s five inches too tall
yesterday 20:20 What does Tsai Ing-wen's landslide Taiwan election win mean for tense China relations?
yesterday 20:20 Elvis Presley: Lisa Marie Presley on SIMILARITY between Elvis and her ex Michael Jackson
yesterday 20:20 Liverpool beating Man Utd proves title race is over, Jurgen Klopp’s men are unstoppable
yesterday 20:20 Royal news: Will Prince Harry and Meghan Markle repay £2.4mil Frogmore Cottage cost?
yesterday 20:20 Cervical cancer symptoms: The first noticeable sign of the deadly disease to watch out for
yesterday 19:35 59 pictures of Nineties nights out at Silvester Arms in Hull
yesterday 19:23 HS2 protest camp reclaimed by climate activists
yesterday 19:23 Men's Football Bruce ‘delighted’ as Newcastle steal three points against Chelsea
yesterday 19:23 Men's Rugby Union Saracens accept relegation from Premiership
yesterday 19:23 Men's Football Hodgson 'more proud' of this season's draw than last season's win
yesterday 19:17 Salisbury attack: Novichok deaths still affecting UK-Russia relations, PM tells Putin A woman died in the 2018 attack, "a reckless use of chemical weapons and a brazen attempt to murder innocent people on UK soil."
yesterday 19:17 Boy, 10, ‘wet with blood’ after being stabbed in street by ‘laughing psycho stranger’
yesterday 19:17 Boris Johnson says ‘country wishes Harry and Meghan the very best’ for their new future
yesterday 19:17 Xbox One news: New Xbox Live Free Game bonus following shock Switch release rumour
yesterday 19:17 Caprice net worth: Dancing on Ice 2020 contestant’s whopping fortune revealed
yesterday 19:17 Melania Trump shock: FLOTUS’ son Barron triggers surprising joke over his future career
yesterday 19:17 Joe Swash health: Dancing on Ice star felt 'sheer terror' amid life-threatening infection
yesterday 19:17 UK weather forecast: Freezing temperatures to smash Britain tonight sparking warnings
yesterday 19:17 Boris sees massive post-election poll boost in stark warning to Labour
yesterday 18:32 Tony Smith proud of Hull KR players after distressing week
yesterday 18:32 Tony Smith proud of Hull KR players after distressing week
yesterday 18:32 Why it only took minutes to reach this exciting conclusion on Hull FC's Manu Ma'u
yesterday 18:32 Why it only took minutes to reach this exciting conclusion on Hull FC's Manu Ma'u
Watch the news from UK on Facebook