Horsham Area Mum’s Tick Bite Warning as Toddler Diagnosed With Lyme Disease

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Horsham area mum’s tick bite warning as toddler diagnosed with Lyme disease

A Horsham area mum is urging people to be aware of the dangers of tick bites after her toddler caught Lyme disease.

By Sam Dixon-FrenchWednesday, 5th August 2020, 4:23 pm

Lauren and Imogen Anderson

Lauren Anderson, of Broadbridge Heath, said her 22-month-old daughter Imogen was diagnosed with the illness after she was bitten twice by ticks.

The RSPCA worker, 35, said Imogen had a bull’s eye rash on her chest – which can be an early symptom of the disease – before developing a swollen knee.

Lauren added: “It just didn’t go down. You could tell she was in pain. She was waking up in the middle of the night and saying ‘ow, ow’.”  (See link for article)

________________________For more:  https://madisonarealymesupportgroup.com/2019/04/12/tick-prevention-2019/https://madisonarealymesupportgroup.com/2020/08/04/free-lyme-disease-resource-printable-factsheet/https://madisonarealymesupportgroup.com/2020/07/20/ticks-lyme-disease-information-for-families/https://madisonarealymesupportgroup.com/2018/10/17/resources-for-lyme-msids-patients-advice-from-an-old-gray-hair/BTW: Here is the first recorded case of Babesia & the second reported case of TBE in England:  https://madisonarealymesupportgroup.com/2020/08/04/babesia-and-tick-borne-encephalitis-diagnosed-in-england/

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