The first symptom of Lyme disease is usually a red rash known as erythema migrans, often accompanied by flu-like symptoms. There can also be other consequences of Lyme disease including arthritis, neurological symptoms, heart problems, and more.
Sources: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); Public Health Image Library (PHIL)
|Ticks||Black-legged ticks||Black-legged ticks||Black-legged ticks|
|Ixodes tick||North American ticks||Two ticks||Ixodidae|
|Ixodes ricinus||Hard ticks||Ixodes hard tick||Anal groove on the tick's abdomen|