Tick, The Sequel

June 14, 2012

Found one on C today.  Same place as the one on R- lower abdomen off to the right side.  She was calm until I grabbed the tweezers and then shrieked hysterically and started pitching an epic fit.  Sean held her down, I dumped alcohol on it and tweezed it off while she flailed and screamed.  (This is the FIVE YEAR OLD.)  I did shame her a bit by telling her her three year old sister did a much better job having hers removed, and she admitted it didn’t hurt.  Thank god this one came off easy and clean.

R still has a little red bump where we took hers off two weeks ago.  (No ringlike rash, no Lyme disease).  I’m keeping an eye on it.  C’s seemed to come off more cleanly.

Lovely.

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