Tick Related Diseases

Doctor removing a tick with tweezers from skin of patientTick bites are a risk for any person or animal spending time outdoors in North Carolina. Many diseases are spread by these small bloodsucking parasites, such as Lyme disease, ehrlichiosis, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, and tularemia. For financial assistance with managing your condition, see our page on Free & Discounted Services.

Support Groups & Forums

These sites allow patients to discuss their experiences with illnesses, treatments, and other health matters. Any information or opinions posted are those of the forum users themselves and are not a substitute for professional medical advice.

Mobile Apps & Tools

Mobile apps and tools give you easy-to-use information and resources that can help you get and stay healthy. For tips on choosing apps, see How to Choose a Good Health App by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

The TickApp provides tick-related information, including identification, biology, prevention and protection, removal, and control and management. Free. Mobile website.

 

Resources selected by Allison Matthews, SEAHEC Medical Library, New Hanover Regional Medical Center.
Last reviewed May 24, 2021

Last updated June 24, 2021 at 2:25 pm