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Tick Bite Tick Paralysis
Symptoms of tick paralysis progress to cause worsening weakness. The weakness tends to start in both legs, and then spreads to the arms and trunk.
Symptoms of worsening tick paralysis include:
- Worsening generalized weakness
- Difficulty walking
- Limb weakness:
- Numbness and tingling:
Symptoms of severe tick paralysis include:
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PubMed Tick Bite References
- Berger BW, Johnson RC, Kodner C, Coleman L. Cultivation of Borrelia burgdorferi from human tick bite sites: a guide to the risk of infection. J Am Acad Dermatol. 1995 Feb;32(2 Pt 1):184-7. 
- Jensenius M, Fournier PE, Kelly P, Myrvang B, Raoult D. African tick bite fever. Lancet Infect Dis. 2003 Sep;3(9):557-64. Review. 
- Middleton DB. Tick-borne infections. What starts as a tiny bite may have a serious outcome. Postgrad Med. 1994 Apr;95(5):131-9. 
- Smith-Fiola DC, Hallman WK. Tick bite victims and their environment: the risk of Lyme disease. N J Med. 1995 Sep;92(9):601-3.