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  • Babesiosis

    Babesiosis is an infection of the red blood cells. It’s caused by a parasite carried by deer ticks. It can…

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  • Lyme Disease

    Lyme disease is a bacterial infection spread by ticks. It can cause fever, joint and muscle aches, and a “bull’s-eye”…

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  • Dehydration

    Dehydration happens when your body doesn’t get enough fluids for it to work properly. It can happen after vomiting, diarrhea,…

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  • Blood Poisoning

    What is blood poisoning? Blood poisoning (bacteremia) happens when bacteria enter your bloodstream. It is potentially a very serious condition that can lead to organ failure and even death. Do not be confused by the name. Blood poisoning does not involve actual poison. The bacteria

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