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2. Rash

Ticks can often be found hiding in unsuspecting areas such as bushes, dead leaves, grass, and other moist and dark areas. If you get bitten by a tick, you may develop a rash around the bite. This is indicative of an allergic reaction, and you must contact your doctor right away to evaluate the extent of the symptoms. To remove a tick from your skin, use tweezers to carefully flip the tick over onto its back. It's important to grasp firmly on the tick, keeping it as close to the skin as possible. Then, pull gently to fully remove the tick from the skin. Be sure not to twist or turn the tick, as this may worsen the bite.

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