A female asked:
i found a tick on the back of my neck earlier today. i got it off, found no others. i've got a sore,red,lump on my shoulder. could a tick be embedded?
1 doctor answer
Dr. John Feola answered
30 years experience Internal Medicine
TICK BITE/LYME: Yes you need an exam and labs bring the tick you removed . Your doctor will screen for tick born diseases and likely start empiric therapy with doxycycline for 3 weeks. SEEK PROMPT MEDICAL ATTENTION
Answered on Jun 20, 2015
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