How Not To Remove Ticks
Don't Remove Ticks With Your Fingers. In many cases a tick is likely to be carrying pathogens such as lyme disease, ehrlichiosis and others that are harmful to humans and pets. Tick saliva or blood is something you Pulling on a tick, even with tweezers, can tear the mouth parts from the body of the tick
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Don't Squeeze, Crush or Squash A Tick. This can force spirochete and other infective body fluids through the mouth parts of the tick.
Don't Apply Substances to A Tick.
Applying any substances, such as petroleum jelly, fingernail polish remover, repellents, or a lighted match that upset or harm the tick almost always cause the tick to vomit the contents of its stomach back into the host.
No matter how badly a tick may want to remove itself, it is not capable of doing so quickly.
Ticks can live without air for long periods; attempts to smother it can allow disease transmission for hours.
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