If you are experiencing a medical emergency please dial 911 immediately
Many of the diseases ticks pass to humans can cause flu-like symptoms, including:
Diseases ticks may pass to humans include:
In some parts of the world, tick bites may cause other tick-borne diseases, such as South African tick-bite fever.
A doctor can evaluate the cause of your flu-like symptoms and recommend treatment.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine|
|Last Revised||July 5, 2013|
Last Revised: July 5, 2013
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