スウェーデンに家族と共に移住したエンジニアのブログ

娘の教育と妻のキャリアの為にスウェーデンへ移住。

マダニに噛まれました

マダニ(Fästing)に噛まれました。

 

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コイツが私の血を吸い過ぎて動けないぐらいになっていたマダニ。

 

スウェーデンでは定番のマダニさん。森や草むら、芝生など割とそこら中にいる。

 

マダニに噛まれると以下の3パターンに分類できる。

1. 何もならない

 

2. ライム病ボレリア

ライム病とは

 

3. TBEダニ媒介性脳炎

https://travel-vaccination.jp/02vaccination/tbe.html

 

詳しくは各リンクを参照。3はワクチンがあり、ちょうど三度目の摂取をつい数週間前に終えたばかりなので心配しなくていい。

 

問題は2のボレリアだ。これにかかると厄介なのである。リンク先の症状に関節痛とあるが、マダニ発見から15時間ほど経過したが奇妙な腰痛に襲われている。こんなに痛いのは初めてだ。

 

以下、経緯の記録。万が一重症化した時の為に。医者に見せるかもしれないのでここから英語。

 

4th September 10:00-12:00

Kantarell mushroom picking in the forest.

 

6th September 10:00-12:00

Kantarell mushroom picking in the forest.

 

8th September 23:00
I found something dark spot on inside of my right thigh. I thought it was just a dust or maybe a little hardened blood due to mosquito bite. I tried to remove the dark spot and I thought it went well. Then I slept.

 

9th September 07:43

Sitting down and working with computer, second daughter found something on my leg.

Then I found this guy on my leg. Exactly

same spot where I found the dark spot last night. I immediately thought that it must be a tick.

 

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Inside of my right thigh.

 

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I have removed with the tweezers but it actually fell off when I accidentally touch the tick by the tweezers. I didn't even grab it, the tick had too much blood then it was almost not possible to move. Well then I smashed the fat tick and of course I saw my blood came out.

 

Same day 13:00
Started feeling pain in my back, the other side of navel, 5cm downwards. But I have had this type of pain since I started working from home in this April. So I didn't take it seriously at this moment.

 

Same day 20:00

The pain gets worse. The pain does not follow a certain movement, it just continues when I sit, lie, stand up. It is impossible to find a way to get rid of this pain.

 

Same day 21:00

Took one tablet of ipren.

 

Same day 21:30

I thought the pain became little better, so I started work a bit with the computer sitting on the office chair.

 

Same day 22:00

The pain became again same level as before taking ipren.

 

same day 22:30

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Still no circle or unusual red spots around the bitten place, good. But hard pain on my back, I've never have had this level of strange pain on my back.

 

Same day 23:00

went to bed.

 

Same day 23:10

Somehow lie facing up makes me feel better, almost no pain.

 

Same day 23:20

The pain has gone. Don't feel any pain with lie

down on the side. Hmm...

 

10th spetember 06:30

Woke up normally, no difference from last night.

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Same day 15:00

Pain in back is much better than yesterday but still exists.

 

11th September 07:00

Woke up, nothing difference.

 

Same day 12:00

Had little headache. Took one tablet of paracetamol.

 

Same day 14:30

Headache became worse, took one tablet of ipren. terrible feeling like I almost threw up. Maybe it was just an overdose, I completly forgot that I already took one paracetamol.

 

Same day 15:50-20:00

Took a long nap, then feel better but still not perfect.

 

15th September 19:10

Looks ok.

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