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What are ticks?
Ticks are small insects that live in grass, bushes, wooded areas and seashores. They attach their bodies onto a human or animal host and prefer hairy areas such as the scalp, behind the ear, in the armpits and groin, and also between the fingers and toes. Tick bites often occur at night and occur more in the spring and summer months.
What to do if you find a tick on your child:
By remaining calm and knowing some basic first-aid techniques, you can help your child overcome the fear and the trauma of a tick bite:
Regardless of how careful you are about animals in your home, or how many precautions you take when your child is playing outdoors, tick bites are sometimes unavoidable.
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