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Tick Bites: Flu-Like Symptoms

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Topic Overview

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.


Credits for Tick Bites: Flu-Like Symptoms

Current as of: October 19, 2020

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:
William H. Blahd Jr. MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine
H. Michael O'Connor MD - Emergency Medicine
Martin J. Gabica MD - Family Medicine


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