Be Tick Safe
Summer Time is Tick Time
Nymph ticks - which are baby ticks the size of a poppy seed and are so tiny they can be mistaken as dark specks on the skin .
Nymph ticks can be as toxic and dangerous as an adult tick because they are easy to miss, their bites are usually painless and in some cases they do not itch.
They can easily feed on you for a few days before being detected.
Always check for these tiny ticks after being outdoors
Tips on how to remove nymph (poppy seed size) ticks from children and adults:
- The TickEase precision fine-tip end makes it possible to remove even the smallest nymh ticks.
- For cases where multiple nymph ticks have attached use Lyclear Cream which contains 5% Permethrin. Lyclear is suitable for both adults and children.
- Another option used by many bush regenerators is to pour a liberal amount of Bicarbonate of Soda into a bath and soak.The nymph ticks will drop off in the bath water.
tool is a precision tool designed for safe tick removal. Because they are so precise they are able to remove ticks of all sizes, types, and levels of engorgement.
The image below shows all stages of ticks from larval on the left to nymph, adult male and adult female on the right.
Keep up with your tick checks on yourself, your kids and your pets, whenever you've been enjoying the outdoors.
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