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New Research Connects Tick Bites to Red Meat Allergies

That tick bite you got last summer that caused a red rash on your arm and maybe even a big red target-like circle could be the cause of the puzzling meat allergy you seemed to have developed lately, MedicalXpress reports. Although previous research had hinted that such an allergy could only develop if the tick had recently fed on another mammal with something called alfa-gal syndrome, this is the first time scientists have found it may be possible to get the allergy without the tick having had the previous exposure.  Read more...

 

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