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    Default Tiny red tick bite..Yikes!

    I found it on the front of my foot/ankle on Friday afternoon. Freaked out. Itched like crazy. Got hubby to get it off, right. Didn't think too much about it till today. Wondered what I'd done to my ankle/foot to make it sore. Now I have a light rash at my ankle. it's painful like it's got a bruise. I'm good at freaking out, check. Did a little research & now I'm in freak out mode big time. Yep, running a temp of 100.3 & I never run a temp. Is it freakout time yet? Not so LOL now

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    Default Re: Tiny red tick bite..Yikes!

    I would see a doctor asap. Too many tick related diseases to wait
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    Default Re: Tiny red tick bite..Yikes!

    Call the doctor. He may put you on an antibiotic.

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    As much as I hate to say it, see your doctor. Better safe than sorry.
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    Default Re: Tiny red tick bite..Yikes!

    I agree, this sounds like an issue that should be seen by medical personnel. Don't scratch it!! Are you sure it was a tick and not a spider?

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    Default Re: Tiny red tick bite..Yikes!

    Yep, it was a tick. Yep if something bites me & itches, sigh. I scratch. I do have a Dr. appt this afternoon. The bite now the size of a quarter & a center spot. I'm so excited to start the new year off with a trip to the Dr. I'll let you know what I find out.

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    Default Re: Tiny red tick bite..Yikes!

    Sounds like Lymes! Actually, you are lucky that you saw the tick And you now have a rash. I've had Lymes 3 times and didn't see the tick or the rash and by then you are feeling pretty poorly.
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    Default Re: Tiny red tick bite..Yikes!

    Quote Originally Posted by geegeequilts View Post
    Yep, it was a tick. Yep if something bites me & itches, sigh. I scratch. I do have a Dr. appt this afternoon. The bite now the size of a quarter & a center spot. I'm so excited to start the new year off with a trip to the Dr. I'll let you know what I find out.

    Gina
    See the doc. Those signs like a bulls eye are an indication of lyme disease. Do not treat that lightly. I hope you saw the doc.

    A word to all. If you remove a tick. Save it. I know, sounds crazy. Stick the little bugger on a piece of scotch tape and fold a piece over it or drop it into a small container with alcohol. Lyme disease is carried by deer tick which are very tiny. It's good to have it for ID purposes. It must have been attached for a day or so to transmit lyme, but your doc can fill you in and by all means see him or her.
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    I hope all is okay. Let us know what happened at the doctor's.
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    Better safe than sorry. Let us know....

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