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    MS & Being around other Diseases
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    generalhospitalfan1984 posted:
    I have MS. My best friend her boyfriend were diagnosed with Lyme Disease Is Lyme Disease contagious?
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    hackwriter responded:
    Lyme disease is not contagious. You can't get it from an infected human. We get Lyme disease from infected ticks only.

    In other words, if your BFF's BF has a dog and the dog had a case of infected ticks, and one of those ticks jumped onto your skin and started feeding on your blood--THEN you might get infected with Lyme disease. But you won't get infected by the boyfriend.

    So you can relax and hang with them without any fear of Lyme.

    Kim
     
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    generalhospitalfan1984 replied to hackwriter's response:
    Thanks for the tip.


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