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A 28-year-old male asked:

Good day on wednesday night i found a fairly large tic on my leg i pulled it of, it felt like it chewed into my skin. now two days later is red and mildly swollen it itches and there is yellow watery puss that comes out. must i be worried or can i tr?

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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Tick bite: Should have someone look at it. Be on lookout for ”target skin lesions”. Goggle you’re get images.
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