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You really don't need to worry I think.
Tick bites are quite common, especially where I am here in Texas, and in 33 years I've seen exactly one kid with Lyme Disease, which is what everyone worries about it seems.
That is really the only significant complication and it is really rare and usually only occurs when the tick has been attached for 12 hours or more.
is the rash like look around it just irritation from the bite
its not all over his back but in a very small area around the bump
Most likely as the saliva from the tick is pretty irritating as that is what they inject under the skin to prevent blood from clotting while they feed, disgusting as that sounds.
i will just keep an eye on it, because it looks worse then it did last night but he isn't complaining about itching or pain. he does say its sore to the touch but i imagine thats common
Right. The rash from Lyme disease is quite distinctive, as this link will demonstrate:
well thank you doctor i appreciate your time
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Did you have any other questions?
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No I do not have anymore questions as this time.
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