To remove a wood tick, grasp it firmly with tweezers as close to the mouth as possible, and pull it straight out, advises WebMD. Wash the area with soap and water, and apply an antibiotic cream. More »

To get rid of ticks, clean the property thoroughly and install barriers to deter ticks and their carriers. Serious infestations are treated with pesticides. Eliminating ticks may require several weeks, depending on the m... More »

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Remove a tick safely by using tweezers, grabbing and pulling the tick correctly, cleaning the area and disposing of the tick. Be sure to contact a doctor if a rash or flu-like symptoms develop after removing a tick. 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 »

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 »

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 »

Remove seed ticks by grabbing the tick near its mouth, where it’s attached to the skin, with a pair of fine-tipped tweezers, according to WebMD. Gently pull upward until the mouth detaches from the skin, and dispose of t... More »