• By Jeff Olsen

Mayo Clinic Minute: Tick Removal Do’s and Don’ts

June 23, 2016

person finding wood tick on young girl's neckDo 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.

Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute

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