HOW CAN I PREVENT CONTRACTING THIS DISEASE?
Patients treated with doxycycline, amoxicillin, or cefuroxime axetil early usually recover completely. The antibiotics are usually taken for 14 to 21 days. The longer a tick is attached to the human host, the more likely it is to transmit a pathogen. The tick needs to be attached for at least 24 hours to cause Lyme disease. Removing a tic