First Aid: Tick Bite

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In this video, you will learn how to administer first aid to someone that has suffered a tick bite

It is not recommended that you to try to suffocate the tick with petrol, alochol, ether or any other solvent - nor that you try to burn it with a match

Take hold of the tick as close to the skin as possible with the help of a specially-designed tick removing tool

gradually turn and remove it

you can also use a pair of fine-tipped tweezers

Do not squeeze its body too hard to avoid the tick injecting any infective fluids into the skin

Then disinfect the wound using alcohol or skin antiseptic

If you observe the breakout of a skin rash , spots, fever or flu-like symptoms: consult a doctor!

As certain ticks can cause a rare-but-serious disease known as Lyme disease which can be treated with antibiotics and vaccinations

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