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LYME by Mind Map: LYME

1. Lyme disease causes a rash (often in the form of a target) and symptoms similar to those of the flu.

1.1. Joint pain and weakness in the extremities may occur.

1.2. Most people with Lyme disease recover completely if they receive adequate antibiotic treatment.

1.2.1. For those who have symptoms once the infection is treated, pain relievers can provide symptomatic relief.

1.2.1.1. How is it spread?

1.2.1.2. By the bite or sting of animals or insects

2. Tick-borne disease, caused by the Borrelia burgdorferi bacteria.

2.1. A professional doctor can treat it

2.2. Transmission through animals or insects

2.2.1. Laboratory tests or diagnostic imaging studies are often required.

2.3. Requires medical diagnosis

2.3.1. Deer ticks can carry the bacteria that causes Lyme disease.