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How much time does it take a tick wound to heal?

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Dr. James Burns answered

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completely removed, devoid of disease carrying bacteria, left alone and not scratched repeatedly, and you are otherwise healthy it should be healed in a week. Keep in mind that if it persists you should be evaluated for a retained insect part which is the most common reason for persistent inflammation

Answered Oct 15, 2014

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