Incurable disease fears after ticks found on children playing in park

6/28/2022 11:01:00 PM

The blood sucking parasites were said to have been found on children in the park on Bent Lane in Leyland, sparking fears of Lyme disease

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The blood sucking parasites were said to have been found on children in the park on Bent Lane in Leyland , sparking fears of Lyme disease

The blood sucking parasites were said to have been found on children in the park on Bent Lane in Leyland , sparking fears of Lyme disease

Read more: GPs warn of industrial action over evening and weekend appointmentsHer warning prompted mixed reactions from other residents. Kate Mason-Ridings said: “A lot of Leyland is looking unkempt at the moment with weeds sprouting up out of pavement and at the sides of road; I’ve already told my kids to stay out of that long grass.”

It adds that Lyme disease is an 'uncommon infection' which can be treated with antibiotics for most people who get it, but if left untreated, it can spread to the nervous system and affect the skin, joins and in rare cases, the heart, in which case, injected antibiotics may be suitable.The UKHSA adds that a 'very small number' of people treated for it can develop more severe symptoms months or years ago, but this is usually if the treatment is delayed or incomplete.

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The prevalence of long-COVID in children and adolescentsA recent study published in the Scientific Reports journal assessed the incidence of long-coronavirus disease (COVID) among adolescents and children.

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Ticks have been spotted on children playing in a play area in Strawberry Valley Park in Bent Lane in Leyland where the grass is claimed to be overgrown. Now one grandmother is warning others to be aware that any infected ticks could cause Lyme disease, a potentially debilitating long term condition. It’s all about Ichiban Kasuga, who’s just been released from an 18-year stint in prison (for a crime he didn’t commit) only to realise his clan is gone, and he’s been betrayed by his idol. Resident Elaina Turner, posting on social media, warned others to be aware of ticks and the dangers of catching Lyme disease if they are infected. She said: “Warning! Bent Lane Park. That, technically, is what the game is about, but you might forget that after you stumble onto the sheer amount of stuff there is to do in Like a Dragon. A few children that have been in the play area and in the long grass have found ticks on them. Yet, a minimum of two long-term effects accompany COVID-19 in children: long-COVID and multisystem inflammatory syndrome (MIS-C).

Read more: GPs warn of industrial action over evening and weekend appointments “When they have filled with blood, make sure you get all the tick out; it can lead to Lyme Disease and there’s no cure yet for long term Lyme disease. Soon you’ll be running a business (where your best employee is apparently a chicken?) or fighting to stay awake while REM rams (creepy sheep-men) attempt to lull you to sleep.” Warning residents to check their dogs as well, she claimed the area had been left to grow due to biodiversity aims of the council but queried whether this could be done elsewhere. She added: “Leyland Council wants to leave the field for the bees and the butterflies but I am sure they could find another area to do this - not where children play and the dog walkers are. Yakuza: Like a Dragon is just sheer fun to play — and is just one of many great RPGs on Xbox Game Pass — and it’s a safe bet that you won’t regret starting this up while it’s in the Game Pass library.” The grandmother added: “I checked my granddaughter and thank goodness I could not see any, but until the grass is cut, I won’t take her on there! They are very tiny but you will find them when they are full of blood.” Her warning prompted mixed reactions from other residents. Take up your legendary bat and get ready to crack some underworld skulls in dynamic RPG combat set against the backdrop of modern-day Japan in Yakuza: Like a Dragon. The team utilized Embase and PubMed to find observational studies published before 10 February 2022 that had at least 30 patients aged zero to 18 and adhere to the National Institute for Healthcare Excellence's (NICE) criteria of long-COVID.

Kate Mason-Ridings said: “A lot of Leyland is looking unkempt at the moment with weeds sprouting up out of pavement and at the sides of road; I’ve already told my kids to stay out of that long grass.” Sue Just said: “Thanks for the info. Game leverages Smart Delivery allowing access to both the Xbox One title and Xbox Series X|S title when available. I walk my dogs though there,” while Rob Downes said: “Keep the kids in the play area until the grass is cut, but that still won’t get rid of the ticks." But Dani Lou said: "Ticks really are everywhere.., lasting 12 weeks or more.

..this isn't something to panic about." The UK Health Security Agency says Lyme disease is a bacterial infection that can be passed onto humans when they are bitten by an infected tick, and that people are most likely to encounter them when doing things in the countryside or in green spaces like woodland, some urban parks or gardens. Ticks are most active in spring and summer but can be found all year round, with 3000 estimated cases of Lyme disease diagnosed in England every year. The authors found that the long-COVID prevalence in adolescents and children was 25.

It adds that Lyme disease is an 'uncommon infection' which can be treated with antibiotics for most people who get it, but if left untreated, it can spread to the nervous system and affect the skin, joins and in rare cases, the heart, in which case, injected antibiotics may be suitable.The UKHSA adds that a 'very small number' of people treated for it can develop more severe symptoms months or years ago, but this is usually if the treatment is delayed or incomplete. According to the UK Health Security Agency, between one and five per cent of tick bites can lead to Lyme disease and on average, between 2.5% and 5.1% of ticks are infected in England and Wales, although this can vary.62%), fatigue (9.

An increase in cases has been reported since monitoring began in 2005, and there were a total of 1,156 confirmed cases of Lyme disease last year. The agency advises people to make their NHS doctor their first port of call for any tests for the disease, since private laboratories may offer scientifically unsupported tests or treatments for it. According to the NHS, Lyme disease is easier to treat if diagnosed early. An early symptom of it can be a circular or oval-shaped rash around a tick bite in some people, which can appear up to three months after a bite from an infected tick, but usually appears within one month, lasting for several weeks. The NHS says the rash can be flat, raised, be pink, red or purple and may look like a bruise, with a darker or lighter area in the centre. Interestingly, several long-COVID symptoms reported in the current meta-analyses, including dysphagia, orthostatic intolerance, fatigue, mood disorders, sleep disturbances, poor attention, memory loss, and disorientation, were frequently seen in dysautonomia.

It may spread but is not usually hot or itchy. People affected may get flu-like symptoms for a few days or weeks, including high temperature, feeling hot or shivery, muscle and joint pain and tiredness. The NHS website adds: “A few people who are diagnosed and treated for Lyme disease continue to have symptoms like tiredness, aches and loss of energy that can last for years. These symptoms are often compared to fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. It’s not clear why this happens to some people and not others. Conclusions On the whole, the current meta-analyses provide additional evidence for the need to regularly monitor the effects of long-COVID in children and adolescents and the necessity of including all relevant control cohorts and factors in studies to comprehend the actual burden of pediatric long-COVID.

This means there’s no agreed treatment.” Not all ticks in England carry Lyme disease, it adds, although they can be found all over the UK, mostly in grassy and wooded places. Tick bites are sometimes painless and can be removed safely using tweezers or a tick removal tool which can be bought from pharmacies, vets or pet shops. To remove a tick bite, the NHS advises to grasp the tick as close to the skin as possible, slowly pull it upwards and get rid of it when you’ve got it out, before cleaning the bite with antiseptic or soap and water. People are advised to see a GP if they’ve been bitten by a tick or visited an area in the past three months where infected ticks could be and they have developed symptoms or a rash, advising their doctor if they have recently been in wooded areas. The team mentioned that future research must stratify participants by age, considering that the likelihood of COVID-19 severity and duration rises with age.

Treatment, if you are diagnosed, involves antibiotics, with serious or long term cases being referred for specialist hospital treatment and tests although most people with the disease get better after antibiotic treatment .It goes without saying that NHS advises against buying tests or treatment for Lyme disease from websites that may not be supported by scientific evidence and urges people to cover their skin while walking outdoors, tuck trousers into socks, use insect repellent on clothes and skin, use paths where possible and wear light coloured clothing so ticks are easier to see and brush off. Councillor Mick Titherington, Cabinet Member for Health, Wellbeing and Leisure at South Ribble Borough Council, said: "The Strawberry Valley Park in Leyland is an excellent facility for residents, and we are pleased that it is being used by so many people. We have not had any reports of ticks being found on visitors of Strawberry Valley Park nor at any of our locations where we have long grass and meadows. Exposure to ticks always is a potential risk in areas like this, and we'd ask our residents to be mindful of this when enjoying our parks.

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