Tick Bites

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UK sources of information and / or support

Patient UK

Has a leaflet called Insect Stings and Bites.

Tick Alert

Provides information and campaigns to raise awareness of tick-borne diseases both at home and abroad.

Lyme Disease Action

Exists to address the current lack of awareness of Lyme disease amongst the public and the medical profession.

Lyme Disease

Information from the Public Health England.

How to avoid insect bites

Information from the National Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC).

See also the Patient UK Lyme disease, immunisation and bites and stings pages.

Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.

More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.

Dr Tim Kenny
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