Ehrlichiosis is an infection passed through a tick bite. It can be treated with medication but can be fatal if not treated.

Ehrlichiosis is cause by specific bacteria. The bacteria are passed through the bite of a tick, specifically the lonestar, deer, and dog ticks.

Some may also develop:

  • Stiff neck
  • Confusion

Some people also develop a rash.

An untreated infection can cause difficulty breathing and bleeding.

Headache and Neck Stiffness
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