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Do ticks bite your ear?
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Dr. Patrick Melder
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
5 doctors agree
In brief: They can
Ticks generally favor warmer parts of the body.
.. Groin, neck, arm pit, belly button. If they favor the ear... It is more likely where the ear joins the skull. They would typically not bite the outer part of the ear along the rim.. It's just to cold for them.

In brief: They can
Ticks generally favor warmer parts of the body.
.. Groin, neck, arm pit, belly button. If they favor the ear... It is more likely where the ear joins the skull. They would typically not bite the outer part of the ear along the rim.. It's just to cold for them.
Dr. Patrick Melder
Dr. Patrick Melder
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Dr. Clarence Lyons
Family Medicine
In brief: They can
They can bite your ear.

In brief: They can
They can bite your ear.
Dr. Clarence Lyons
Dr. Clarence Lyons
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Dr. Jon Aoki
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
In brief: Possible
Ticks can bite any unprotected skin.

In brief: Possible
Ticks can bite any unprotected skin.
Dr. Jon Aoki
Dr. Jon Aoki
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