abear asked in PetsDogs · 1 decade ago

Omg! What is tick fever??!!?

Can people get it? What are the signs and symptoms? How do I prevent it?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    There are several different kinds of tick fever, and yes, humans can certain kinds of tick fever. Here are a few kinds:

    -Ehrlichiosis

    -Basesiosis

    -Lymes

    -Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF)

    The symptoms of tick fever are endless, and can vary with the kind of tick fever you are talking about. You can read them at this site:

    http://www.mirage-samoyeds.com/tick.htm

    The best way to prevent any kind of tick fever is to keep ticks off your dog. Frontline and K9 Advantix topicals are great at keeping ticks and fleas off, and the Preventic collar will prevent ticks only. (Note: Revolution is mainly for heartworm and mange prevention, it won't prevent ticks very effectively.) You can also take your dog to the vet and ask about getting the Lymes vaccine for him/her if you live in a high-risk area. (The vet should be able to tell you if you do live in a high-risk area or not.)

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Tick bite fever both animals and humans can get it, is is caused by an infected tick biting you, you are more prone to getting bitten if you live on a farm or in a tick infested area, the symptoms are the same as that for flu and you need an antibiotic to clear it, and it is not like other illnesses once you get it you can and will get it again and again depending on wether you get bitten again, tick bite fever or otherwise known as Billary can kill animals and if not treated it can kill humans as well

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  • 1 decade ago

    I think it's called Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, and you get sick as a merf. It is super rare, and the only way to prevent it is to stay away from long grass.

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  • Chetco
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    1 decade ago

    Here is a site that has that you would ever want to know about Ehrlichiosis..called 'tick fever'

    It is much as malaria..but carried by ticks..Dogs get it when an infected/carrier tick is attached.. Not all ticks are carriers..

    http://www.mirage-samoyeds.com/tick.htm

    However, humans get other diseases from ticks.. that is why you should always use tweezers to remove them from your dogs, and put them in a cup of alcohol..Here is a site for ticks, related to humans .. ....http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/public-health/pdf/tic...

    Source(s): dog breedersince 1968
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  • 3 years ago

    I lived in ft. Lauderdale for 32 yrs... my dogs might specifically cases get ticks and in the event that they weren't caught early they might suck the blood out of her and blow up rather massive. I had to ascertain her every day while it became tick season and comb her with a particular comb. you are able to desire to try this because of the fact in the event that they get on your place they multiply and get on you and each thing. they want blood to stay to tell the tale! Please get the two considered one of your dogs to the vet ASAP and dont' merely wait to ascertain in case you're able to do it on your very own. Ticks are extreme enterprise. Your small dogs is familiar with precisely the place that's hardship to the bigger dogs and is attempting to restoration the undertaking.... however the small dogs does no longer have that's PHD! Get them there rapid, please. additionally, get a tick comb and comb them each and every time they go into the woods. it ought to take an prolonged time besides the indisputable fact that that's going to shop you lots hardship contained in the long-term. success to you and the dogs!

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  • 1 decade ago

    i don't know about tick fever???...

    but i do know that ticks are commonly carriers of Lyme disease, and i am not certain of what those symptoms are but you can find it on the net.

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  • 1 decade ago

    u sure can.....be away fromlong grass.......

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