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Tweeze Don't Squeeze

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Tweeze Don't Squeeze

It is important to use “fine-tipped” or “pointy” tweezers for the proper and effective removal of ticks for humans. Read more »

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Did you know a nymph tick is the size of a poppy seed, and they're everywhere, and often hard to detect!

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Did you know a nymph tick is the size of a poppy seed, and they're everywhere, and often hard to detect!

Nymph ticks - which are tiny baby ticks are the size of a poppy seed.
Nymph ticks can be as toxic and dangerous as an adult tick.

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How to remove a tick

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How to remove a tick

Removing an engorged tick
  • Remove a tick as soon as you realize it is on you.
  •  Aggravating a tick by squeezing, burning or putting any substance on it can cause the tick to back out. 
  • Aggravating an engorged tick may cause it to inject its toxic saliva into you increasing the risk of a tick-borne disease in humans and pets.
  • When the tick is agitated it will attach itself with greater determination.

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