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If you find a tick it is advisable to remove it as quickly as possible, this lessens the chance of contracting Lyme disease.
Care needs to be taken when removing the tick so as not to leave the head embedded underneath the skin as this can cause infections. There are special implements available for safe removal.
The best way to avoid ticks is to cover up and apply insect repellent.