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A a tsetse fly B a tick bite C a female anopheles mosquito D a male mosquito For help have a look here.
A tick bite usually looks like a lump with a small scab on the skin surface at the site of the bite.
Diagnosis of RMSF is almost always made on the basis of the characteristic symptoms, coupled with either a known tick bite (noted by about 60 to 70 percent of patients) or exposure to an area known to harbor ticks.
It is considered a bad prognostic sign to develop symptoms of RMSF within only two to five days of a tick bite.
The most recognizable indicator of Lyme disease is a rash around the site of the tick bite.Advertisement
The rash-erythema migrans (EM)-generally develops within three to 30 days and usually begins as a round, red patch that expands outward from the tick bite.
Many children with Lyme disease can develop neurologic symptoms within a few weeks following a tick bite.
The most helpful piece of information is whether a tick bite or rash was noticed and whether it happened locally or while traveling.
The American College of Physicians recommends treatment for a patient with a rash resembling EM or who has arthritis, a history of an EM-type rash, and a previous tick bite.