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How to avoid a tick bite


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The summer is approaching, and the townspeople have already reached the forest or the park.

But do not forget that the mites have already opened the seasonHunting. When approaching an animal or a person, they try to cling to them and get to open areas of skin on the neck, back or scalp.

A person does not immediately feel the tick bite, as his saliva contains an anesthetic.

You need not be afraid of ticks, not only in the forest.

They are found in urban parks, and in addition, the mite can be brought home with the branches, herbs and flowers.

But still try to avoid the tick bite.

You will need

  • - heavy clothing
  • - repellents



If you are going to the forest dressCorrespondingly. It is better to put on a tight shirt and tuck into trousers, cuff sleeves on the wrists tightly grasped with an elastic band or braid. Collar of the shirt button, and pants tuck into boots. You can not go into the woods in slippers, a skirt and a blouse with short sleeves.


It is good to use repellents, whichWill scare off ticks and other insects. Some of them are applied to clothing, others to the body. But children and pregnant women are allowed to apply repellents only on clothes. Take care that these substances do not get on the wounds and abrasions, as well as on the mucous membranes. Their validity is from 2 to 13 hours.


After visiting the forest, a trip to the cottage is compulsoryExamine yourself, the children, the dog, the cat. Not only the skin, the folds of the skin and the scalp. Examine clothes thoroughly. Do this in good light. If you find ticks, burn them or put them in a can of kerosene, they are sold in hardware stores.


You can not dump mites on the ground and put pressure on your legs. It is even more dangerous to kill ticks by hand, with dirty hands, viruses can get on the mucous membranes of the eyes, nose, mouth.


If all the same tick sucked into the body, it is betterSeek medical help from a doctor. But if there is no such possibility, then take it very carefully, it is better to do it with tweezers. Try to pull out the mite entirely, without cutting off the proboscis. You can also drop a vegetable oil on the mite, it will be easier to pull out. If nevertheless remained proboscis, try to take it with a needle, preliminary calcining it and cooling it.

How to avoid a tick bite Was last modified: June 21st, 2017 By Jeopuoqr
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