Tag Archives: Tick bites

How to deal with tick bites

Tick bites are typically harmless and do not trigger any evident symptoms. Nevertheless, ticks can trigger allergic reactions and some even transmit diseases to humans and pets once they bite. Ticks are small-sized, blood-sucking bugs that range in size from a pinhead to a pencil eraser. As a tick takes in more blood, it starts […]

How can tick bites affect toddlers?

Children who love to play outdoors in wooded areas and around pets face the risk of getting tick bites. With this in mind, it is important to check the child when he/she enters the house to ensure that he/she does not have a tick bite. Most cases of tick bites are usually harmless and do […]

Tick bites

Tick bites

Tick bites are caused by ticks that are small spider-like in shape that can bite and fasten themselves on the skin and feed on blood. Ticks live in the feathers and fur of different animals and birds. Ticks typically bite during early spring up to late summer in areas where there are many birds and […]