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why are ticks more prone to some people

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Area you live: The area you live in will determine the likelihood of a tick encounter. Prevention is always the best treatment to deal with ticks, ...Wear long slee ... Read More

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: People that spend a lot of time in the woods an around animals would be considered more prone...
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
26 years experience in Podiatry
Position change: Pronation opposes supination in the hand - it could be thought of as turning from palms facing forward to palms facing backward. In the foot - ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Okamoto
28 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Not sure what a "sand" tick is, but if it is in the tick family, then yes it can be harmful! ticks are well known to transmit disease, but fortunate ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
That depends: on the type of tick and if it is carrying infectious material.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience in Endocrinology
Seed ticks: Look like a tick small. Google this and look at images. See if that is what you have looks like this.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience in Pediatrics
See below: The rec way is as follows: if available, use tweezers and grasp the tick as close to the skin as possible (if none, use a cloth or paper to protect y ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
39 years experience in Geriatrics
Anapsid.org/lyme: http://www.anapsid.org/lyme/removingticks.html (how to remove a tick). Using sharp pointed tweezers, or specially made tick tweezers, grasp the tick ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
It could be: Some times those tics could cause what we call cutaneous leishmaniasis which a skin diease need treatment.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivy Fisher
43 years experience in Pediatrics
Ticks: You can use a tweezer to counterclockwise and lift tick off skin. If imbedded and won't come out, an urgent care clinic /ER can remove. After out, you ... Read More

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