Ask The GP: Two years after she was bitten by a tick, my wife’s an invalid – The Irish News

There is no universally effective antibiotic for Lyme disease, which can be transmitted to humans by a bite from a tick

Q: I FOUND a tick on my wife’s back after we walked our dogs in a forest a couple of years ago.

She’s since gone from a vibrant, healthy, fit person, who played golf, walked miles and loved to swim, to someone in pain who struggles to get out of bed. I fear that she has Lyme disease.

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