How Long Do Ticks Stay Attached?

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The amount of time that ticks can attach to their host depends on the type of tick. Soft bodied tick usually last for a few hours while hard bodied ticks can remain attached to their host bodies for up to a few weeks. These blood-sucking bugs can carry germs and can even pass on infection.
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