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the vast majority of tick bites don't spread infection or lyme disease
since you are having joint pains and aches, you can get a blood test for lyme titer in your system
lyme disease can cause new fevers, aches and pains and rash on your skin. if you have these symptoms, then you need antibiotic therapy.
if you have had aches and pains in your back and neck and shoulder and legs before the tick bite, then most likely it is not due to the tick bite.
do you have fevers?
are these aches new?