Rickettsiosis

by:Jessica Wyatt

What Is Rickettsiosis?

Rickettsioses is a bacteria that causes lyme disease.

You can get it from ticks.

Rickettsioses forms in there gutyou can get when they bight and suck your blood the bacteria can transfer into your blood cells.

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What are the symptoms?

  • Rash. A small, red bump may appear at the site of the tick bite. This small bump is normal after a tick bite and doesn't indicate Lyme disease. ...
  • Flu-like symptoms. Fever, chills, fatigue, body aches and a headache may accompany the rash.

Treatment?

There is no treatment for Lyme disease just an antibiotic to keep it under control.
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