- With fine tip tweezers, grasp the tick’s head as close to the skin as possible
- Slowly pull the tick away from the skin until it releases. Do not twist or crush the tick. Ensure all the mouth parts have been removed, otherwise the bite can become infected.
- After removing the tick, wash the area with soap and water
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