Lyme Disease Girl Undergoes Treatment for Another Insect Bite

by Kathy Jones on  April 11, 2011 at 6:16 PM General Health News   - G J E 4
10-year-old Sasha Hughes has had to undergo treatment for yet another insect bite following on from her initial diagnosis of Lyme disease in 2008.
 Lyme Disease Girl Undergoes Treatment for Another Insect Bite
Lyme Disease Girl Undergoes Treatment for Another Insect Bite

Sasha's case has come to light in the tick bite prevention week, which is being promoted by the charity BADA-UK. Lyme disease has become more common in recent years. It is an inflammatory disease that is spread by tick bites and presents as a simple flu in most cases, but can progress to present chronic arthritis and heart problems later on.

TV presenter and survivalist Ray Mears is promoting the campaign by BADA-UK to raise awareness about tick bites and Lyme disease. "I feel that there is not enough awareness of Lyme disease in this country, given the fact that in rare cases it may become chronic," Mears told WalesOnline.

Figures from the Health Protection Agency estimate that there may be as many as 3,000 Lyme disease cases in England and Wales.

Source: Medindia

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That is so sad. I wish her well. Learn all you can about Lyme disease by finding reputable websites. I found help the info i needed through the lyme disease research database -
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