Tag: Dr. Erin Dahlke

Ticks Are Back: First Aid for Bites and Prevention
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Ticks Are Back: First Aid for Bites and Prevention

By Erin Dahlke, MD, Family Medicine We are likely going to come across more wood ticks in 2020. Warmer temperatures in the Midwest will prolong the tick season. Wetter conditions will make ticks more widespread than usual. When more ticks feed, more ticks produce offspring. From early spring throughout summer, they are lurking on pets as...

Facts About Lyme Disease
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Facts About Lyme Disease

By Erin Dahlke, M.D., Family Medicine with Obstetrics We talk a lot about prevention because it is one of the most important steps in staying healthy. In regard to Lyme disease, you can help prevent the disease by avoiding ticks altogether. It is not always easy when we have adventurous pets and children, and we...