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How to remove a tick

Australian Health Department Health Guidelines for Tick Removal tick ease tweezers Tick Removal TickEase tweezers

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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about us Francene Lee Taylor my story Tick Awareness Australia

Welcome to the TickEase Australia website, we’re glad you found us!

 My name is Francene Lee Taylor.  I am an Australian, who spent much of my life overseas. Seventeen years ago I returned to the beautiful Byron Shire on the far north coast of NSW, to enjoy the clean, safe and wholesome lifestyle that the Byron Bay region has to offer. I settled in Wilsons Creek in the Byron Bay hinterland, created organic gardens and roamed free and fearless in the hills.  For a time life was idyllic but this was not to continue!

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