Lyme Disease

Lyme Disease is an illness caused by the bacterium, Borreliaburgdorferi. Bacterial infection can be passed by the bite of an infected tick. Tick bites often go unnoticed and the tick can remain feeding for several days┬ábefore dropping off. The longer the tick is in place, the higher the risk of it passing on the infection.… Read More Lyme Disease

Chickenpox – Can emerge later to cause shingles

Chickenpox Overview Chickenpox is a very infectious infection caused by the varicella-zoster virus (VZV). It causes a blister-like rash, itching, tiredness, and fever. Chickenpox can be grave, particularly in babies, adults, and people with damaged immune systems. It multiplies easily from contaminated people to others who have never had chickenpox or received the chickenpox vaccine.… Read More Chickenpox – Can emerge later to cause shingles