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A 42-year-old member asked:

Could you tell me what happens if you pull a tick off but the head doesn't come off?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Tick Removal: Place fine- point tweezers around the tick's mouth parts and gently remove. Don't crush the imbedded tick parts. Disinfect the site of the tick bite.
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