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A 18-year-old male 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
Urology 38 years experience
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.

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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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