Are Tick Bites Dangerous?

Are Tick Bites Dangerous?

Ticks are very common, and many of us have encountered these little 8-legged creatures at some point in our lives. Ticks with their eight legs belong to the group (class) of spiders and not to the insects which have only six legs. They are ectoparasites, which means they live outside the body and feed on … Read more

When To Worry About A Tick Bite?

migrans, when to worry about a tick bite

Is every tick bite dangerous? Does every tick bite make me sick? What are the Symptoms of a tick-transmitted disease? The most important answers about when to worry about a tick bite. Ticks lurk in the undergrowth in the forest, in grasslands, and bushes, but also in our gardens around our homes. Diseases transmitted by … Read more

Diseases Transmitted By Ticks

tick can transmit diseases

The body of a tick often contains a whole cocktail of different types of bacteria, viruses, and protozoa, which can be transferred by a tick bite. At least 16 diseases are known that ticks can transmit to humans. Some tick species can cause more than one disease with a tick bite because ticks can carry … Read more