Mayo Clinic Minute: Tips to best remove ticks



Do you know the proper way to remove a tick that’s attached to your body? Despite what you may have been told when you were younger, smothering or burning ticks is not a good idea. The correct removal method is even easier.

In this Mayo Clinic Minute, reporter Jeff Olsen speaks with parasitic diseases expert Dr. Bobbi Pritt about the right way to remove a tick.

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