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What Do I Do If I Found A Tick On My Baby
Observe: It would be a good idea to take a picture of the tick and share it with your baby's pediatrician at the next visit coming up. Unless the baby is exhibiting any symptoms like fever, redness around the tick bite area, not eating or sleeping well, there should be no reason to be concerned. ...Read more
Did not bite: When a tick bites you it does not let go, it stays attached and does not let go. The fact it was crawling around on your skin it had not bit you. ...Read more
I found a tick on me and i pulled it out and there's i'd this itchy bump and its been there for 3weeks or longer..I pulled out the whole tick?
Check with doctor: Ticks can transmit lyme disease, babesiosis, bartonella, ehrlichiosis, rocky mountain spotted fever & other serious infections. Save the tick & bring it to a doctor knowledgeable about tick-borne illness. If you have been infected it is important to get treated asap. See http://www.Webmd.Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/tc/tick-bites-topic-overview & http://www.Ilads.Org/lyme_disease/lyme_tips.Html. ...Read more
I found a tick on the back of my neck earlier today. I got it off, found no others. I've got a sore,red,lump on my shoulder. could a tick be embedded?
I found a tick on my ear removed it now it's swollen and itches and burns a lot shoul I use neosporin on it?
Bring tick to MD: since you do not know if this is a dog tick or a deer tick you should bring the check if you still have it to your dermatologist and they can send it in to pathology to see what type of ticket is. You can also have Lyme titers drawn now and repeat them in 4 to 6 weeks to be sure you have not contracted this disease. I would not use Neosporin because many people are allergic to it. ...Read more
See below: If the area is red and painful you should have it examined. ...Read more
My bf found a tick on him and removed it yesterday. Now there is a pea sized red area. Should we be worried?
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