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A 35-year-old member asked:

Should li be worried if there is a knot on my child's head after i removed a tick?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Tick granuloma: This may be a tick granuloma. It is not a real health problem. If bothered by it, a dermatologist or family physician can evaluate.
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