What does a tick bite look like ? - What does an embedded tick look like ?

What Does A Tick Bite Look Like ?

Ticks live on warm-blooded animals. They are deadly parasites that survive by drawing blood out of their host. They belong to the family of Arthropoda. They are named as the second most lethal organisms after mosquitoes. You can find ticks on furry animal, non-furry animals, humans or any warm-blooded creatures on Earth.More...

How To Remove A Tick ?

How To Remove A Tick ?

Ticks are blood-sucking parasites found on warm-blooded creatures. There are numerous types of ticks found the world over. Nearly 200 types of ticks are found in United States alone. Tick bites are quite difficult to detect because they are not itchy or painful unlike other insect bites. They inject their venom into the host making the area feel numb. Therefore, you will not realize a tick has bit you unless you see development of rashes or red spots. Ticks are extremely active and lethal in spring and summer time.More...

 

 

What Does An Embedded Tick Look Like ?

What Does An Embedded Tick Look Like ?

Ticks are parasites that feed on warm-blooded creatures. They suck blood and end up transferring deadly pathogens and microorganisms into the host’s blood stream. Tick bites are very difficult to detect or identify because these bites are mostly non-symptomatic. Rashes or redness is observed in some cases. In other cases, symptoms might develop weeks after a tick has bitten making the process more cumbersome.More...

 

 

What Tick Carries Lyme Disease ?

What Tick Carries Lyme Disease ?

Ticks act as vectors and carry Borrelia burgdorferi, a bacterium that is responsible for causing Lyme disease in humans. This bacterium is mainly found in the bloodstream of animals like deer and mice. When a tick bites these animals, there are high chances of this bacterium being swallowed along with the animal’s blood. When the same tick bites a human, it swallows human blood and in the process releases this bacterium into our circulatory system leading to Lyme disease.More...