The hot summer days are coming, which usually means that your kids will spend more time out of the house, playing around. At this point, you are advised to check your children’ skin when they come in due to a disease they may experience.
You are highly advised to check your children’ skin when they come in, because this can be very dangerous. If you notice a big, round rash – you should know that this is not a mosquito bite, it’s much more serious.
This disease is called “Lyme” and children can get it from the bites of black-legged ticks which may have been previously infected with the Borrelia Burgdorferi bacterium. The most concerning thing is that this disease can be mistaken with the mosquito or spider bites. Some early symptoms of Lyme disease are fatigue, fever, joint aches, headache, chills, swelling, numbness, and short-term problems with memory.
Remember, the faster you’ll find a treatment – the chances to cure it are bigger. If you use antibiotics to treat this health problem, the Lyme disease usually goes away in about three weeks. And by wearing long sleeves and bug repellent when you’re in grassy areas, you can prevent it Note: make sure you always check your pets for ticks
And if your kids experience some of these symptoms, you should take them to the doctor immediately. This disease is usually treated with antibiotics. We really hop you find this article helpful and don’t forget to share it with your friends and family. Thank You.