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Removal of tick - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can we help u?
User :   hi i have a tick question
Doctor :   k
User :   i removed the tick with tweezers but a tiny part of the head is remaining. it didn't look full of blood or anything, i think it was only embedded for less than 28 hrs
User :   i tried peroxide and rubbing alcohol
User :   for now i put neosporin and a bandaid
Doctor :   k..
User :   do i need to get the entire thing out, or will it dissolve within a day or so?
Doctor :   so how old ur?
User :   it's too deep for a needle or tweezer
User :   22
Doctor :   better u try to get the thing out..
Doctor :   if not possible wait for a day,
User :   ok because i don't know what else to try to get it out
Doctor :   continue the way ur trying
Doctor :   but take care that u dont get hurt..
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