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6 Tips to Avoid Ticks

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Mom checking young daughter for ticks

Do a Full Body Check

If you've been in a tick-infested area, do a full body check using a hand-held or full-length mirror to view all parts of your body.

When examining your child, check under the arms, in and around the ears, in the belly button, behind the knees, between the legs, around the waist, and especially in his hair.

Next: Examine Gear and Pets


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