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Can someone help with identifying what kind of tick you pull off your skin?

Can someone help with identifying what kind of tick you pull off your skin?

Check with Ag Extens: It can be very difficult identifying ticks that are removed from the body. Sometimes only parts of the tick body are removed. Check with one's state agricultural extension to seek the common ticks in the area and pictures. ...Read more

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How can one make sure a tick is pulled completely out of the skin?

How can one make sure a tick is pulled completely out of the skin?

See below: This is a hard to answer but great question. Depending on how big the tick is will help determine the difficulty of whether the whole tick and head is removed. The smaller the tick the harder it is to tell without a really good magnifying glass. If a dark spot is left after removing the tick, part of the head may still be there, but his might be blood too. Best advise - watch for rash at site. ...Read more

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I pulled a tick off of my daughters head, it wasnt fully latched, kind of stuck. She has a small bump on her head, what do I do?

I pulled a tick off of my daughters head, it wasnt fully latched, kind of stuck. She has a small bump on her head, what do I do?

Identify Tick: You pulled a non-attached tick off your child. Ticks can transmit several diseases, including Lyme Disease which can cause a flu-like illness followed by neurologic, heart, & other complications. Save the tick in moist paper towel & bring it to your doctor for proper identification. Check your child for more ticks, cleanse area with soap/water. See your doctor if area becomes red, swollen, tender. ...Read more

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My husband has a tick bite with a really bad burning feeling and black spot under the skin where he pulled the tick out. Could he have Lyme disease?

My husband has a tick bite with a really bad burning feeling and black spot under the skin where he pulled the tick out. Could he have Lyme disease?

Deer tick?: Some deer ticks transmit lyme disease. The tick must be in the skin for 2 days before it can cause lyme disease. Doxycycline or minocycline 200mg single dose within 2 days of removal of a tick prevents lyme disease almost every time. Not a deer tick? Lyme is not in the conversation. A local reaction to the tick is common but not lyme disease. If the black dot is part of the tick, your body will ta ...Read more

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Help i noticed a strange growth on my side/back and my husband checked it out and it was a tick. He pulled it out. What should I do now? Scared!

Help i noticed a strange growth on my side/back and my husband checked it out and it was a tick. He pulled it out. What should I do now? Scared!

tick-borne illness: Like lyme and erlichia are possible. Watch for the bull's eye rash and call your doctor on monday in case you need a blood test and medication. ...Read more

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Tick latched to scrotum and pulled it out with tweezers. Came out but left a bump cleaned it with iodine. Is this normal, what should I do? Help!!!

Tick latched to scrotum and pulled it out with tweezers. Came out but left a bump cleaned it with iodine. Is this normal, what should I do? Help!!!

Tick: The bite of a tick when removed can leave a small piece beneath the skin. This could get infected but what laso concerns me more is the risk of other diseases that ticks can transmit . You need to see your doctor asap ...Read more

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What's the best way to get a tick off your body after it has buried its self under your skin?

What's the best way to get a tick off your body after it has buried its self under your skin?

Pull up w/tweezers: 1/use fine-tip tweezers. Grasp tick closest as possible to skin. 2/pull upward steadily. Don't yank or twist. If mouth parts break off, remove mouth parts. If you can't, leave alone [don't dig] and let yourself heal. 3/clean area with soap and water, rubbing alcohol, or iodine scrub. ...Read more

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I have a tick under my skin on the shaft of my peinis how do i remove it?

I have a tick under my skin on the shaft of my peinis how do i remove it?

See below: Please consult this site for detailed instructions: http://www.cdc.gov/ticks/removing_a_tick.html ...Read more

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