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HELP! Bit by a tick!!!

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  • SussieChu 07-18-13 | 10:50 PM
  • I found a tick on the back of my neck and pulled it off. It was small and still walking around afterwards, but I have this red bump where it was! I'm not sure what to do now. I cleaned it with rubbing alcohol and put some antibiotic ointment on it for now. My OB is closed so I can't call until tomorrow. I hope I don't get an infection or Lyme
    Has anyone had this happen to them while pregnant? What should I do? Or am I just being paranoid? I don't want anything to happen to my baby girl.
  • Dopey406 Dopey406's Avatar 07-19-13 | 01:21 PM
  • Yikes-that *can* be scary. Just keep an eye on it. There's only a small likelihood of Lyme disease. Have you noticed anything around that area? Does it look like it's healing well?
  • SussieChu 07-19-13 | 02:41 PM
  • It looks like a tiny speck now. No redness or rash. I think the ointment helped a lot. So gross! I hate ticks. I have no clue where it came from. Hopefully it had just bit me when I noticed it. I have so many things to worry about, I don't want to have to worry about this too now.

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