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What should one do after a tick bite?

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Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Remove tick

Get tweezers, clean tweezer with antiseptic, grab tic as close to skin as possible and pull gently so as not to remove the head parts.
Wash area with antiseptic soap.Keep tick to show dr.Most ticks do not carry dangerous diseases and you dr can log on to "up to date" and compare your tick to bad ones.

In brief: Remove tick

Get tweezers, clean tweezer with antiseptic, grab tic as close to skin as possible and pull gently so as not to remove the head parts.
Wash area with antiseptic soap.Keep tick to show dr.Most ticks do not carry dangerous diseases and you dr can log on to "up to date" and compare your tick to bad ones.
Dr. Robert Greer
Dr. Robert Greer
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Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Pediatrics

In brief: See below

Remove the tick carefully, clean the area, then watch for signs of tick-borne illnesses.
If any occur, see your doctor. It usually takes about 2-3 days of attachment for the tick to transmit the disease it may carry. If it was on for less than that time, the likelihood of transmission is very low.

In brief: See below

Remove the tick carefully, clean the area, then watch for signs of tick-borne illnesses.
If any occur, see your doctor. It usually takes about 2-3 days of attachment for the tick to transmit the disease it may carry. If it was on for less than that time, the likelihood of transmission is very low.
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
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