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Tick Bite - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u?
User :   hi I have a question concerning ticks
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   r u there??
User :   I was taking a shower and I felt something on my hip I hit it off withmy hand while showering and then after I finished taking a shower I saw it on the florr and releazed it was tick how can i be sue
Doctor :   ya
Doctor :   nothing to worry for
User :   how can I be sure I did not leave the head inside
User :   what symptoms do I look for
Doctor :   pain
Doctor :   itchiness
Doctor :   redness
User :   anything else I should look for?
Doctor :   well these r the things u can
User :   how long should I wait before declaring myself on the safe side
Doctor :   may be 12 hrs

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