Posted 5/30/2013 10:18 PM (GMT -7)
Thank you everyone for your fast & helpful responses. I have looked over Stephen Buhner's website & information (http://buhnerhealinglyme.com/). I have the homeopathic remedies he talks about & the herbs I did not have I have bought & have gotten started taking them. I found this website by UC Davis in CA http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/PESTNOTES/pn7485.html. It has a good photo of the tick in CA thought to carry Lymes Disease here...My tick did not look at all like the western blacklegged tick. So I am hoping I'm right--but planning to follow Stephen Buhner's suggestions for a "new tick bite" just to be safe.
UC Davis says that in "California, 6 species attach to humans with any regularity, but only the western blacklegged tick, Ixodes pacificus, is thought to be responsible for transmitting the spirochete to people." It seem like there are many really well educated folks in this community, and I really appreciate your responses & help in pointing me to other areas to uncover information.