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Removed a tick from time in Maine. There is a welt the size

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Removed a tick from time in Maine. There is a welt the size of a half-dollar on my back. What do i need to do now
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: no medications - just found the tick tonight
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: no daily meds - allergic to statins - 66 yr old female
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: not anything comes to mind
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 months ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 months ago.

I am sorry you had a tick bite

most tick bites don't transmit lyme disease.

but if you get a rash, fever, body aches and pains, you have to see your doctor.