Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

Arthritis Lyme Risk Factors

The only risk factor for Lyme disease includes exposure to deer ticks.

Deer ticks are common in wooded areas in the following states:

  • Connecticut
  • Massachusetts
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Rhode Island

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Last Updated: Mar 24, 2009 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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