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Resource What To Do After Getting a Tick Bite

Cort

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What To Do After Getting a Tick Bite - From the Lyme Disease Research Foundation

Removing Ticks

If you or a loved one is bitten, remove the tick promptly. Here’s how:
  • Grasp the tick’s mouthparts against the skin, using pointed tweezers.
  • Be patient; the long mouthpart is covered with barbs, so removing it can be difficult and time consuming.
  • Pull steadily until you can ease the tick out of the skin.
  • DO NOT pull back sharply; this may tear the mouthparts from the...
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