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Ticks Causing Red Meat Allergy: 5 Things You Need to Know about Alpha-Gal 

1. Lone Star tick bites cause this new allergy. 2. Unexplained rashes, swelling, and potentially fatal anaphylactic allergic reactions could be explained by Alpha-Gal. 3. Know how to properly remove any tick to prevent tick-borne disease. 4. Know how to prevent tick bites. 5. Most physicians are unfamiliar with Alpha-Gal, so watch for this one yourself.