Lone Star tick bites can cause rare meat allergy in some people. With most food allergies it only takes minutes or even seconds for symptoms like wheezing .The Lone Star tick, in the middle here, between a deer tick and a dog tick, is the one that can spread the meat allergy. Getty Images .
Lone Star Tick Allergy
With most food allergies it only takes minutes or even seconds for symptoms like wheezing or hives to develop, but the allergy to mammalian meat caused by a lone star tick bite is different..The lone star tick is named for that little splotch in its back, which someone apparently thought looked like either a star or the shape of Texas..