What is Lyme disease?
Lyme disease is caused by bacteria that some people get after being bitten by ticks infected with an organism named Borrelia burgdorferi. It was first identified in the 1970s in Lyme, Connecticut.

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1. What is Lyme disease?
2. How common is Lyme disease in Loudoun County?
3. Can you recommend a doctor who is familiar with diagnosing and treating Lyme disease?
4. Are there Lyme disease support groups in Loudoun County?
5. Where is the organism that causes Lyme disease found?
6. Who gets Lyme disease?
7. How is the organism spread?
8. What are the signs and symptoms of Lyme disease?
9. How can Lyme disease be prevented?
10. What should I do if I think I have Lyme disease?