A member asked:

I had a tick on the scrotum. unsure if i got the whole head out. there is now a small lump under the skin, but not attached to the testicles?

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Dr. Stephen Chinn answered

Specializes in Urology

Don't know....: Could be the tick's head buried into your epidermis or not. Best you see your doctor for and examination and probable removal. This is why it is always best to coax a tick into releasing its bite, instead of decapitating it by pulling it off.

Answered 9/28/2016



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