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  1. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Which is the best mosquito and tick repellent, Picaridin, Permethrin, or DEET? Picaridin is odorless, colorless, and is part of the Piperidine, which is an organic compound. Picaridin is suppose to be effective for up to around 10 hours. Permethrin is part of the Pyrethroid family which is...
  2. Health, Fitness and First Aid
    Seasonal Greeting fellow SB'ers. As the summer warms up, the ticks are out for fresh blood in these parts, I've already pulled a few off me. I am wondering if anyone has a reputable source for Doxycycline. With VA Helathcare, I will probably be dead by the time I get an appointment for a valid...
  3. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Went camping last weekend and my girlfriend found a deer tick on her, and had a small rash around it..She went to the Doctor right away and they put her on some mega doses of antibiotics just in case. Has anyone here had lymes disease? Is it a good thing they caught it right away, can she...
  4. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Is there a vaccine?
  5. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    It's snowing outside right now. Yet on Saturday, it was moderately warm for the season, and I wasn't the only one feeling it. I extracted a rather large deer tick from my back. Unfortunately, not expecting ticks in january, I didn;t even look for one, instead; stumbling upon it at about 9:30 at...
  6. Health, Fitness and First Aid
    http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvbid/lyme/index.htm http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvbid/lyme/ld_humandisease_treatment.htm http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvbid/lyme/ld_humandisease_symptoms.htm
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