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What to do if I got a tick bite about a week ago and I have this pimple right on my face, normal?

What to do if I got a tick bite about a week ago and I have this pimple right on my face, normal?

Tick & pimple?: If this pimple is not at the site from which the tick was removed it is unlikely that the two are related. ...Read more

Tick Bite (Definition)

Occurs upon experiencing a bite from a tick. A circular rash at the site of a tick bite may be a sign of ...Read more


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I was in forest yesterday and checked myself, but now have cyst-looking pimple on neck. Could it be a tick bite? I get cysts but usually hairline.

I was in forest yesterday and checked myself, but now have cyst-looking pimple on neck. Could it be a tick bite? I get cysts but usually hairline.

It could be: Almost all insects bite leave a small cysts like pimple but often ticks leave the head in the lesion. You can be tested but only by reputable labs. ...Read more

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Have tick bite that looks like a pimple on back of head 5yr old?

Have tick bite that looks like a pimple on back of head 5yr old?

Did you remove the t: Did you remove the tick? Was it a deer tick-----a tiny one? Was it deeply embedded? Engorged with blood? If it was not a deer tick, if not embedded yet, if not feeding yet, then nothing to do except be aware of possible tick-born illness during next 3 weeks. Contact your DR if you had to dig it out. Often it is prudent to give a single dose of antibiotic within 2 days. ...Read more

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Tick bite turned into a single blister looking bump (like a pimple). What should I do? PS the tick was removed in the same day. The tick was a Deer tick.

Tick bite turned into a single blister looking bump (like a pimple). What should I do? PS the tick was removed in the same day. The tick was a Deer tick.

Need to see your doc: I am sorry that you had to face this issue. Dear tick can result in infection that has far reaching complications and needed to be treated appropriately.

You need to see your doctor and get checked. He will ask you to have blood test done and may treat you with some antibiotics.

Please don't ignore and follow it with your physician. ...Read more

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I'm not sure if its a tick bite but I have a pimple on my neck but it looks like a mole and won't pop I cant see it very well and I noticed it 2 days ag?

I'm not sure if its a tick bite but I have a pimple on my neck but it looks like a mole and won't pop I cant see it very well and I noticed it 2 days ag?

If a tick you: Want it out of there. Please see your doc to have it removed. If something else he/she can tell you. Lyme disease is not fun so try to avoid it. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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My 7 yr old has an infected looking pimple on her torso with a pinpoint size dot in middle now for few days could it be a tick bite? No bullseye

My 7 yr old has an infected looking pimple on her torso with a pinpoint size dot in middle now for few days could it be a tick bite? No bullseye

Possible: The pinsized dot may be a tick. Have her checked. The bullseye rash does not appear immediately. All the best. ...Read more

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Yesterday noticed red tender bump on thigh, no itch. Today has bullseye appearance whole thing quarter sized. Thought pimple first. No known tick bite.

Yesterday noticed red tender bump on thigh, no itch. Today has bullseye appearance whole thing quarter sized. Thought pimple first. No known tick bite.

Rash bulls eye: Have your doctor check it out. Take a picture of it for the record.' It may look different when you get in to see the doctor. Should be checked for Lyme's disease with Lyme titers ...Read more

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Are tick bites like pimples?

Are tick bites like pimples?

No, a tick bite: First appears as a small red spot, not necessarily raised. Sometimes there is no mark at all. If the tick had to be removed, there may be more of a raised mark. Then, if the tick causes Lyme disease, there may be a central clear area with a red ring around it. ...Read more

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What does a tick bite look like?

What does a tick bite look like?

Insect bite: Ticks are insects and leave bite marks. You may see head parts in the skin if not the whole body lodged in the skin. Initially, a tick bite could cause a small area of redness and swelling and bruising. The developing rash could be rounded and can extend outward in days to weeks and could indicate lyme disease. ...Read more

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Does a tick bite look like a weal?

Does a tick bite look like a weal?

It depends: About 70 to 80% of people get a rash from a tick bite but about 20% get a "bull's eye" round rash called erythema migrans. ...Read more

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What does a tick bite look like on a human?

What does a tick bite look like on a human?

Tick bite: If the tick is actually biting when you see it, it will be a small brown or black bug attached by his legs and mouthparts to your body. Black text are about 4 mm across or bigger and deer ticks or brown ticks about 3 mm across. After biting you may have a small growing red spot which itches somewhat for over subsequent days; you could actually develop a larger round spot. See a doctor immediately. ...Read more

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What does the spot after a tick bite look like?

What does the spot after a tick bite look like?

Erythema Migrans: The rash may not be noticed at first, but will usually starts as a small spot that expands as a reddish-pink ring that can get quite large. This is associated with lyme disease, and if you think you may have this rash, even if you don't remember a tick bite, see your physician immediately. ...Read more

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What does a tick bite look like and what does it look like if its Lyme disease and what are the symptoms got bit a month ago and spot still there?

What does a tick bite look like and what does it look like if its Lyme disease and what are the symptoms got bit a month ago and spot still there?

Appearance varies: A tick bite can be invisible after the tick detaches, or leave a red spot. When lyme is in the tick, often (but not always) a red rash spreads out in a circle (can be other shapes too) and is often clearing from the center outward. Called a "bull's eye" rash because of its appearance. ...Read more

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What does a tick bite look like after 2-3 weeks? I have a round spot on my ankle that is pink and there is dry skin in a circle around the area.

What does a tick bite look like after 2-3 weeks? I have a round spot on my ankle that is pink and there is dry skin in a circle around the area.

Possible: It does sound like a possible tick bite. You could possibly take a picture and submit with your question, or perhaps a better idea would be to let your primary care doctor take a look at it. ...Read more

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What does tick bite look like?

What does tick bite look like?

See below: They vary in appearance, but often, the bite will often go unnoticed. If the tick was attached for less than 24-48 hours, the likelihood that you have contracted a disease is almost zero (i never say never). But watch for signs like a rash at the tick bite site, headaches, fevers, muscle aches, chills, fatigue, malaise, nausea and vomiting. If these occur, see you doctor. ...Read more

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What does a tick bite deep inside the skin look like?

Nothing: Tick bites, sites where the tick feeds, are only superficial ...Read more

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What is a normal reaction to a tick bite and what does it look like?

Tick Bite: There may be no significant reaction. See: http://www. Tickbites. Net/what-do-tick-bites-look-like-tick-bite-pictures/ ...Read more

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I am experiencing tick bite so what is a normal reaction to a tick bite and what does it look like?

Tick Bite: Hopefully, there won't be any significant reaction. I stumbled along this site which I found helpful: http://www. Tickbites. Net/what-do-tick-bites-look-like-tick-bite-pictures/. It you have a bull's eye lesion, or there appears to be infection (enlarging area of redness, warmth, pain, swelling, red streaking or fever with purulent drainage) - then that is a problem. ...Read more

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How big is a tick bite that can cause Lyme disease? I have a bite, but am not sure if it’s from a tick. What do tick bites look like?

How big is a tick bite that can cause Lyme disease? I have a bite, but am not sure if it’s from a tick. What do tick bites look like?

Let me help: A small, red bump may appear at the site of the tick bite. This small bump is normal after a tick bite and doesn't indicate lyme disease. However, over the next few days, the redness may expand forming a rash in a bull's-eye pattern, with a red outer ring surrounding a clear area. ...Read more

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My toddler has a white pimple-like lump on his skin after getting bitten by a tick a week ago. Is this normal?

My toddler has a white pimple-like lump on his skin after getting bitten by a tick a week ago. Is this normal?

You removed a tick?: Where on the body? Was the tick embedded or loose? How large? What kind of tick? If you pulled it out, did the head come out intact? Is there a red ring? Is it evolving or does it stay the same? Sounds benign, but if in doubt, see a Dr, preferably a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more