Tick Bite Can Make You Allergic to Meat

Written by Pat Papers | Friday, 8 August 2014 7:29 AM


If you get bitten by a Lone Star tick, you may want to be careful the next time you eat a burger. The Associated Press reports doctors across the country are seeing cases of tick bites that cause a meat allergy in some people. Some patients have reactions so severe, they end up in the hospital. Doctors say the allergy doesn’t appear to be permanent, but additional tick bites do bring it back.

SOURCE: Denver Post

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