First aid

Tick ​​bite


It can cause Lyme disease. This is manifested by a local abscess, a fever, an enlargement of the ganglions, followed a few weeks later by an immense fatigue and articular pains.
If your child is stung, gently remove the insect with its rostrum, using a tick hook or a tweezers. Disinfection and antibiotic treatment are to be advocated. Do not use ether or any other product as the tick could release poison. Check the area and see immediately for erythema migrans, fever, joint pain.