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