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How big is a tick? Found a small black speck stuck to my sons face. When I pulled it off it didn't look like a bug. Would I be able to tell?

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Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology

In brief: SIZE OF TICKS

TICKS VARY IN SIZE AND SHAPE.
I AM AFRAID YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO TELL. IF YOU STILL HAVE IT, YOU COULD TAKE A PHOTO OF IT AND CHECK WITH YOUR PCP. HE OR SHE MIGHT BE ABLE FIND OUT WHAT IT IS OR WAS. NOT TO WORRY . . .

In brief: SIZE OF TICKS

TICKS VARY IN SIZE AND SHAPE.
I AM AFRAID YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO TELL. IF YOU STILL HAVE IT, YOU COULD TAKE A PHOTO OF IT AND CHECK WITH YOUR PCP. HE OR SHE MIGHT BE ABLE FIND OUT WHAT IT IS OR WAS. NOT TO WORRY . . .
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