Ticks are common in the United States. They live outdoors in:
They’re attracted to people and their four-legged pets, and they can easily move between the two. If you’ve spent any time outdoors, you’ve likely encountered ticks at some point.
Tick bites are often harmless, in which case they don’t cause any noticeable symptoms. However, ticks can cause allergic reactions and certain ticks can pass diseases onto humans and pets when they bite. These can be dangerous or even deadly. Learn how to recognize ticks, the symptoms of tick-borne illnesses, and what to do if a tick bites you.
BELOW IS SOME IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON HOW TO PROPERLY REMOVE A TICK
To get rid of a TICK. This is important for us here in the southland. And…..we live in the woods! A nurse discovered a safe and easy way to remove ticks, making it less traumatic for the patient and easier for you. Here’s a way to eliminate them on you, your children and your pets. Apply a small amount of liquid soap on a cotton ball Cover the tick with the soap soaked cotton ball
Blot it for a few seconds ( 15-20 )
The tick will spontaneously detach and stick to the cotton as you remove it.
Notify everyone! This may help so many, especially with those hard to reach areas.
Tip: Keep liquid soap & cotton balls in your summer first aid kit.
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