just came back from rocky... #353551 - Ask Extension


just came back from rocky... #353551

Asked August 16, 2016, 9:03 AM EDT

just came back from rocky mountains and found a tick embedded on my back. usually not concerned but was small not like dog tick. should I have it tested?

Franklin County Ohio

Expert Response

This answer is in our system: #333249

There are a number of sites online which will test the tick for various diseases e.g. tickcheck.com. However, this is not a specific recommendation for this site. Your family physician may also have a procedure for you to follow.

Vickie Snyder Replied August 18, 2016, 7:49 AM EDT

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