Woman issues warning to Guildford residents after tick bite causes Lyme disease – Get Surrey

Maureen Deacon noticed a “horrible black thing” on her chest (Image: Surrey Live / Darren Pepe)


A woman has issued an urgent warning for people to look out for tick bites and the associated symptoms after she was diagnosed with Lyme disease.

Maureen Deacon, who lives in the village of Normandy, noticed a “horrible black thing” on her chest after spending some time in the garden on Wednesday, April 15.

She believed it was a tick, pulled it out and thought nothing of it. However, a few days later she had a high temperature and “could not stop shivering”.

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