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Old 05-15-2009, 08:48 AM   #11
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Symptoms -. . .
Any more that you can think of?
There are too many to list.

http://www.lyme.org/otherdis/ld_symptoms.html
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Old 05-15-2009, 08:58 AM   #12
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American Dog Tick (Dermacentor variabilis), I think.
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Old 05-15-2009, 08:59 AM   #13
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Wow!
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Old 05-15-2009, 09:07 AM   #14
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Thanks! I'm still wondering how I mannaged to spot the little rascal.
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Old 05-21-2009, 08:41 PM   #15
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I located a few ticks in the field clinging on upside down same as yours!

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I put my finger by them and was surprised they parachuted off towards me instead of trying to crawl on!

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I've got you babe.

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Gee How swell!
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Old 05-21-2009, 09:16 PM   #16
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Gag. Is there a little green ready-to-barf smilie we can use for engorged tick photos

The only time I've seen engorged ticks like that is on recent roadkill.
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Old 05-21-2009, 09:35 PM   #17
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Nope I just looked.
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Old 05-21-2009, 09:41 PM   #18
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Stoloniferous is going to be gagging when she sees those photos. Those are so repugnant. Where did you find your subjects to photograph?
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Old 05-21-2009, 09:44 PM   #19
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Ew.

If a tick bite gets red right away, it is the bite itself causing a reaction, not Lyme's. I get a terrible reaction to deer ticks. The bites leave scars I get such a bad reaction.

I swear ticks "fly". They jump or something. I can be sitting out having a smoke, and all of a sudden one will just appear on my arm. Sevin does wonders if you live in a bad area. Get the dust and spread it around your yard. I know, there is the danger of killing good bugs, but when it comes to the danger of getting bit by deer ticks, I have to side with my own personal welfare, because it isn't just Lyme's, it's how bad I react to the bites as well.
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Old 05-21-2009, 09:59 PM   #20
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The mid sized one was on Fido. The other lovely beauty was on the floor! Thanks to our doggy too!
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