The cause in this case is the tiny Lone Star Tick. For Id purposes, the female has a white dot on her back.(CNN) -- Helen Olive had her first allergy attack 11 years ago. She had gone to bed only to wake up hours later because her neck felt as if it were on fire.
"It was terrible," said Olive, who is 42 and lives in North Carolina. "The sensation was all over my body and then I developed hives."