How to Remove a Tick
If a tick is removed within 24 hours, the chances of it transmitting Lyme disease or other infections are less.
Safe tick removal methods:
- Method 1: Intradermal Blister
- Method 2: Straw and Knot
- Method 3: Tweezers
- Method 4: Tick-Removal Tool/Kit
Not all tick removal methods are safe. Certain removal methods may increase your chances of contracting Lyme disease.
Safe Tick Removal
Fox 9 TV Minnesota: Tick bite proves fatal for Minnesota man
June 30th, 2016
(KMSP) – There’s yet another reason to protect yourself from tick bites this summer. Health officials are warning people about a disease that can stop your heart.
Steve Stolz noticed something was wrong with his heart while he was walking up a hill. “It should be fine and something doesn’t feel right,” he remembered thinking. …
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