What Does a Normal Tick Bite Look like?


A normal tick bite looks like a little red swollen lump on the skin. However, if you were bitten by a tick with lyme, you may also see a bulls eye around the bite area.
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1. Use an insect repellent that is 20% to 30% DEET. 2. Purchase clothing that is pre-treated with Permethrin, or buy a Permethrin spray as a further deterrent to ticks. 3. Wear long
Ever asked yourself, "What does a tick bite look like?" These stealthy pests can be carriers of serious diseases like Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever. Quick
While you should always consult your doctor in tick bite cases, you should also be able to find a plethora of images online. Many books on the subject may also be of help.
1. Remove the tick by holding the head(the brown bit in your body)with tweezers or the tips of your finger nails. Do not hold it on the belly because you might squeeze infected fluid
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