What are the signs of a tick bite?

Visual ID. Unless you see the tick , there is nothing specific; however, there is a typical rash called erythema migrans that gives a clue that a tick may have been there.
Tick Bite. The actual bite may cause symptoms only after the tick drops off. However, some people may notice local redness, itching, burning, and rarely, localized intense pain (soft ticks) before or after the tick drops off. The majority of tick bites result in few, if any, immediate symptoms:flu-like symptoms fever, numbness, rash (these vary according to the pathogen transmitted by the tick), confusion, .