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11 Mar 2003

Tick-bite fever
My son had tick-bite fever a year ago. He has all the symptoms again (but no bite). Can tick-bite fever reoccur although not bitten??
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CyberDoc

01 Jan 0001

Karen, it is highly unlikely that he would get tick bite fever without a bite. You have to remember that there are lots of other diseases that have more or less the same symptom complex than tick-bite fever. The most common cause would be a viral infection, but the best would be to have your GP sort it out. Good luck.
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