A female asked:
my son had a little black speck stuck to the side of face. i scraped it off and it didn't look like a bug. would i be able to tell if it was a tick?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Nadia Ghattas answered
47 years experience Pediatrics
A tick bite??: I doubt it very much that it was a tick, if it was attached to the skin you would have seen, now you scraped off it is more difficult to tell. Talk to your doctor. If you're worried about tick bite & Lyme disease your pediatrician can test him for it. Good luck
Answered on Jul 17, 2015
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