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What is the best way to treat a tic bite?

What is the best way to treat a tic bite?

Tick Bite: Treatment of the pathogens that the tick may pass to a person depends on other factors, such as the type of tick, length of time of attachment to the host, diseases in the community, and symptoms developed by the patient. Specific treatment is based on the identity of the pathogen transmitted. For example, oral antibiotics may be prescribed for some diseases. ...Read more

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Tics (Definition)

Repetitive movements include motor tics such as lip smacking, head turning, jerking, or tremor : verbal tics such ...Read more


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Is the skin glossy from a tic bite?

Is the skin glossy from a tic bite?

In most cases...: ...A tick bite looks like a small, red papule, but in some cases they look like round hives. A red ring around the bump is indicative of the possibility of lyme disease, so if that happens, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of tics/tourettes?

What are the symptoms of tics/tourettes?

See below: Tics are repeated, purposeless movements (motor tics), or utterances (vocal tics). Stress exacerbates tics and tics disappear during sleep. Tourette syndrome is a combination of motor and verbal tics. ...Read more

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What does an infected tic bite look like?

Depends: It can vary, but there will typically be red and swollen. There might even be an area of pus in the center of the redness. If it doesn't spontaneously improve, then you may want to show your doctor. ...Read more

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What are some disorders that have 'motor tics' as one of its common symptoms?

What are some disorders that have 'motor tics' as one of its common symptoms?

Tourettes: Is one. Allergies can cause some facial motor tics. Anxiety can lead to some. Obsessive compulsive disorder, medications can bring them out in some patients with add /adhd who are predisposed. Stress and sleep deprivation can also trigger motor tics. These are some disorders that have motor tics associated with them. ...Read more

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What can I do if my husband was bitten by a tic this evening. Should he take any precautions?

Tick bites: The most important thing yoiu can do is to remove the tick with a tweezer, careful to remove the mouth parts from the bite area.. Wash the area thoroughly, using alcohol at the site of the bite may be helpful. Inspect the rest of the skin for other tick bites or a target appearing rash, indicating prior tick bites. Deer ticks that carry lime disease are very small, look carefully. ...Read more

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What are the major presenting symptoms of tic douleureux?

What are the major presenting symptoms of tic douleureux?

Pain: This effects the trigeminal nerve, which innervates the face. It presents with severe pain on one side of the face. ...Read more

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What does a tic bite on your leg look like?

What does a tic bite on your leg look like?

Tic bite: Tic bite looks like a small dot on the skin. It grows as the tic gorgeous on blood.When the tic drops it leaves an areaof inflammation the deer tic leaves. A target like. Reddened are. ...Read more

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Could motor and verbal tics be the only symptoms of tourette syndrome?

Main symptoms : These are the hallmark of tourette's and should be present before the age of 18. The tics ususally start very simple but may become more complicated. Most cases of tourrette's are mild and do not pose significant barriers to leading a productive life. There can be comorbid disorders like adhd, ocd, impulsivity or mood disorders. These other disorders often pose more of a problem than the tics. ...Read more

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Are motor and verbal tics the most common symptoms of tourette syndrome? Are there any others?

Yes: Tourette syndrome is defined as having the presence of multiple motor plus vocal tics lasting longer than 1 year with onset prior to 18 years old and not caused by another medical condition or medication. Adhd, ocd, anxiety and learning disorders are commonly associated with tourette syndrome. ...Read more

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When do your symptoms of tics become called tourette syndrome?

Sounds: By definition, using the psychiatric book called the dsm iv, the diagnosis of tourette's disorder is given when a person has tics that make sounds, like throat clearing, making words or snorting. It is very unusual to have actual words and even more unusual to say bad words. Most commonly, throat clearing and nose snorting noises occur. That is why it can be confused with allergies at times. ...Read more

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I got bit on the penis by a tic. I have I knot where the bite is.

I got bit on the penis by a tic.  I have I knot where the bite is.

R/O LYME DZ: The DC METRO area has a very high incidence of LYME DISEASE. You need to be EXAMINED AND HAVE LABS CHECKED. Empiric therapy with 3 weeks of DOXYCYCLINE is usually initiated. And Lyme TITERS rechecked in a 3-4mth window. ...Read more

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I have had a tic bite and my doctor said i will take 2 yrs to heal is this normal? It's on my head

I have had a tic bite and my doctor said i will take 2 yrs to heal is this normal? It's on my head

Too generous a time: Two years is a rather generous estimate. Unless you have an autoimmune disease, a huge open wound involving your skull, or some other horrendous physiologic abnormality, a simple insect type bite with no complications, should heal in about a week. ...Read more

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