4 Dos and Don’ts for Tick Removal
Protect yourself from Lyme disease, Powassan, Rocky mountain fever and other tick-borne illnesses by mastering tick removal in four simple steps.
Tick removal step #2: Move quickly
Don’t waste any time. If you’re in the wilderness and without tweezers, use your fingers if you must.
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Tick removal step #3: Pull
Don’t twist as you remove. Pull directly up.
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Tick removal step #4: Wash off
Do clean the site of the bite with soap and water.
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