Christine Hahn MD


Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is an illness from getting bitten by a tick infected with a certain type of bacteria. It can cause fatigue, headache, stiff neck, fever, sore muscles and joints, and sometimes a red rash that looks like a bull’s-eye. Antibiotics usually work. If you don’t get treated right away, Lyme disease can cause…

Smallpox

Smallpox is a potentially deadly infection caused by the variola virus. The infection causes severe illness, including a high fever, followed by a rash all over the body that looks like blisters. Smallpox symptoms develop about 12 days after exposure. The disease usually is not contagious until the rash first appears…

Stages of Lyme Disease

Lyme disease can go through several stages. It may cause different symptoms, depending on how long you have been infected and where in your body the infection has spread. Stage 1: Early localized Lyme disease (1 to 4 weeks) Early localized Lyme disease develops days to weeks after you become infected. You may have: An…

Smallpox

Discusses smallpox, a contagious infection caused by the variola virus. Covers symptoms and how it’s diagnosed. Discusses how it’s spread. Discusses smallpox vaccine, including who should have it and who should not. Covers smallpox as a biological weapon.

Stages of Lyme Disease

Lyme disease can go through several stages. It may cause different symptoms, depending on how long you have been infected and where in your body the infection has spread. Stage 1: Early localized Lyme disease (1 to 4 weeks) Early localized Lyme disease develops days to weeks after you become infected. You may have: An…