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10 Nov 2006

Tick bite
I am 35 years old.I had tick bite fever when I was 14 years old. The symptom re occurred several times over the years. I also suffer from migraines 3 to 4 times a year. My last migraine was 2 weeks ago and the after effects are still lingering. I still have a mild pain and numbness feeling in my head. This morning I discover a tick on my neck. Can I get tick bite fever again? Is this why I am getting headaches?
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Joodles
Yes you can - rather have yourself tested for an acute infection ( blood test at your GP) Tick bit fever can give blinding headaches, sometimes a fine rash and swollen glands at the back of your head.
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