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A tick's head can be removed by taking a pair of tweezers, grabbing the tick's head and pulling the head out of the afflicted person's skin, reports Kid's Health. It is best to take the tick at this point and place it in... More »

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If a tick's head breaks off during removal, it should be treated as a splinter and removed with a pair of tweezers, advises the American Academy of Family Physicians. Dr. Sears recommends pinching the area of skin where ... More »

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Tick heads left in the skin can be removed with a sterilized needle or tweezers, according to LymeNet Europe. Moisture can help remove the small mouthparts left behind. Allowing the tick head to remain in the skin may in... More »

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If a tick's head breaks off during removal, it should be treated as a splinter and removed with a pair of tweezers, advises the American Academy of Family Physicians. Dr. Sears recommends pinching the area of skin where ... More »

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If during removal, a tick's head breaks off and the mouth parts remain in the skin, remove the mouth parts with tweezers, if possible, recommends the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. If removing the mouth is i... More »

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To remove a tick, grasp it as close to the mouth as possible with a pair of fine-tipped tweezers, and pull it straight out until the mouth releases the skin, says WebMD. If the head breaks off, take sterilized tweezers a... More »

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Grasping a tick with tweezers where its mouth meets a person's skin usually removes it from the human body, according to Mayo Clinic. Do not remove ticks with rubbing alcohol, fingernail polish, petroleum jelly or a ciga... More »

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