What Does a Normal Tick Bite Look Like?


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According to Healthline, the typical sign of a tick bite is seeing a tick attached to the skin. A tick remains on the skin for several days or weeks while sucking blood from the body before detaching. Ticks leave singular marks, which may become red or swell.

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What Does a Normal Tick Bite Look Like?
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Healthline states that if one is allergic to tick bites, a rash, blisters or swelling may occur at the tick bite site.

Kid’s Health states that if one is bitten by a disease-carrying tick, a red bump surround by a red rash is a sign of Lyme disease, and red dots in spotted fashion on the ankle or the wrist may signify Rocky Mountain spotted fever.

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