Deer Tick
Photo Credit: Mr. Douglas Demaio (Army Medicine)
Ticks can carry both Lyme disease and tick-borne encephalitis, The earliest symptom of Lyme disease is a rash that looks like a bull's-eye at the site of the tick bite. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends removing a tick with fine-tipped tweezers.
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