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A 35-year-old member asked:

Anyone know what is a tick head and how do you get them?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Head of a tick.: A tick's head may be left embedded in the skin when one attempts to remove a tick. Use sterilized fine point tweezers to fish the tick's mouthparts or head away from your skin. Do not squeeze or stab the head. Remove, wash hands as well as site of tick removal.
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