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What To Do If You Find A Tick

Purple Clover Logo By Desirée O of Purple Clover | Slide 1 of 16: If you’re the kind of person who likes to spend their summer days having picnics in a grassy park or hiking through forest-filled areas with your friends, then you need to keep yourself safe from ticks. While you should always do your best to prevent tick bites in the first place, sometimes the nasty critters still manage to latch on in order to suck your blood and if you don’t get rid of the tick as soon as possible, it can lead to some unfortunate illnesses such as Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever. 
While that may sound scary, don’t panic! Here’s what to do if you find a tick.

If you’re the kind of person who likes to spend their summer days having picnics in a grassy park or hiking through forest-filled areas with your friends, then you need to keep yourself safe from ticks. While you should always do your best to prevent tick bites in the first place, sometimes the nasty critters still manage to latch on in order to suck your blood and if you don’t get rid of the tick as soon as possible, it can lead to some unfortunate illnesses such as Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever.

While that may sound scary, don’t panic! Click through the slideshow above for what to do if you find a tick.

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