Like we really needed another reason to hate ticks.
Ticks are one of the worst insects we have to deal with. They spread a plethora of diseases; now, here comes one we don't hear about often.
Man, that's horrible. The good news is that it is very temporary and she was able to walk again the next morning. Surprisingly, the doctors were able to diagnose and remove the tick quickly. I imagine this is a hard diagnosis to think of, with most cases coming from Colorado at a rate of one per year.
As the parents have stated, they are just glad she is okay, and we should use this as a learning tool. Ticks are on the rise and recognizing tick-related symptoms is our first step in getting the appropriate help. Otherwise, prevention goes a long way.
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