Help tick head stuck in my leg!

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Re: Help tick head stuck in my leg!

Post: #201647 Masco&Bongo
Thu Jul 01, 2010 8:36 am

They embed their mouth parts, which are little pincer things I think :pukeright:

At least you've got it out now... just keep an eye on it!
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Re: Help tick head stuck in my leg!

Post: #201693 battybird
Thu Jul 01, 2010 7:15 pm

I had a large one in my leg one year and only noticed when I sat in a (VERY) hot bath. I think I scalded the thing as it came out really easily...or maybe it was the lavender oil in the bath?? Nasty things! Hope it all heals well :flower:
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Re: Help tick head stuck in my leg!

Post: #202486 citizentwiglet
Sun Jul 11, 2010 12:46 am

Durgan wrote:To late now. In the days of yore a lighted cigarette held close to the tick was effective for removal.


That's OH's trick for tick removal too, courtesy of South African National Service.....so what happens if the head stays in????

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Re: Help tick head stuck in my leg!

Post: #202495 Millymollymandy
Sun Jul 11, 2010 5:37 am

I'd love to see the person who would hold a lit fag end onto a mm long tick embedded in their shin........ :pale: :pale: :pale:

They don't work as well as the tick removers - IF you turn them the correct way.

No it's still itching and red, even though I dug a hole in my leg twice. Now the scab's nearly gone but I think there's something still irritating me in there...... :roll: How long has this been, must look back at my original post!
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