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The doctor told how to behave, if the skin is tick. What you need to do to avoid this.
Ticks carry many dangerous infection. So you need to know what to do if you suddenly found yourself in a similar situation.
In some cases their bite can be deadly because they carry dangerous viruses, said the virologist Anton Viskov.
The doctor told me what precautions you need to follow and how to act if you have bitten by a tick:Faster remove all your clothes and shoes after he returned home from a walk in the Park or woods. Shake things, and then throw it in the washing machine;Take a warm shower, the water will wash away ticks that have not yet had time to sink my skin. Many experts believe that hot water will reduce the risk of Lyme disease. But you need to wash within two hours after returning;Thoroughly inspect each area of your body. Especially the skin folds. Ask someone to review your head and back;If you notice the body of the tick, remove it as soon as possible. Contact the hospital or make it yourself. In the second case, take a tweezers or thread, grab the tick closest to the proboscis, and then slowly in a circular motion pull it outward;A tick throw is not worth it. It needs to be saved alive! Take him to the hospital to check, not does it carry some dangerous infection;Observe the condition of the skin after its removal. If at the bite site appeared: itching, redness and other changes, immediately contact your doctor;If you are starting to get sore joints, aching muscles, were headache, nausea and other symptoms, immediately go to the hospital. Perhaps you picked up an infection or virus.
– Remember that assistance you must provide at the hospital if you are bitten by a tick, included in the MLA. If you have a policy, then it is free for you, – said Anton Viskov.
See also: Neck, ears, groin: where ticks often attach themselves