Where Can You Find Photos of Lyme Disease?

Where Can You Find Photos of Lyme Disease?

Where Can You Find Photos of Lyme Disease?

WebMD has an image slide show displaying photos of Lyme disease in various stages. Basic information about the disease pertaining to its causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment accompanies the slide show.

Lyme disease is a bacterial infection that transmits through the bite of ticks infected with a bacterium called Borrelia burgdorferi, states WebMD. A common feature of Lyme disease is a distinctive circular "bull's-eye" rash at the site of the tick bite. Individuals may also report flu-like symptoms. It is important to detect and treat Lyme disease with antibiotics as early as possible. Failure to treat can result in the disease advancing to severely affect the joints, heart and nervous system.