Removing the tick removes the source of the neurotoxin. Recovery is rapid following the removal of the tick.
Full recovery is expected following the removal of the tick.
- Respiratory failure
Calling Your Health Care Provider
If your child suddenly becomes unsteady or weak, have the child examined promptly. Breathing difficulties require emergency care.
Review Date : 5/12/2009
Reviewed By : Neil K. Kaneshiro, MD, MHA, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.