The first sign of Lyme disease is usually a bull's-eye rash that begins from 3 to 30 days after the bite. This circular rash expands to several inches or more in diameter before disappearing after a few weeks.
Be aware, however, that there's not always a rash, or the rash may look different than a bull's-eye shape.
Other early symptoms -- with or without the rash -- may be flu-like feelings of fatigue, headache, fever, sore throat, chills, or body aches.
You may also have vague pains in...