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
Lyme disease at the forefront during New Brunswick roundtable tick discussion
“Our public healthcare system should be dealing with this appropriately and it’s not clearly, and it needs to,” added Coon.
“And that really goes to the heart of this in a way that there are a significant percentage of people who get bitten by an infected tick who fall through the cracks and don’t get diagnosed.”
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