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What is the first sign of Lyme disease?

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The first sign of Lyme disease is usually a bull's-eye rash that appears between 3 and 30 days after a bite. This circular rash expands to several inches or more in diameter before disappearing after a few weeks.

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center. 

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on July 20, 2017

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center. 

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on July 20, 2017

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