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Son is 4 during his bath to my shock found 5 baby ticks. i removed them but 2 of them are slightly red,used peroxide which foamed a lot on the bite ?

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Dr. Rashed Hasan
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Tics: Good job Mom! that is what you are supposed to do, however make sure you removed all the parts of the tick and watch for a rash (in the next several days to few weeks) in the area. The rash would start as a red spot and then spread in a circular manner. You may look at what the rash (in case it does appear) would look like at the following link: (http://www.cdc.gov/lyme/images/rashes/cdc_em.jpg

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