Animation of what occurs during a tick bite
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Author:  Cog1st [ Mon Jun 30, 2008 7:41 pm ]
Post subject:  Animation of what occurs during a tick bite

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#1 - Numbing agent (shown in white) is expelled so you will NOT feel the tick insert its mouth into you. This numbing agent is the most powerful numbing agent known to man.

#2 - As if feeds and sucks your blood - it exchanges bacteria

#3 - Once full after feeding it withdraws and drops off the body

Picture below of a nymph note tick size compared to thumb. Ticks are members of the spider family (arachnids) and can make you chronically ill for years and perhaps life and in rare cases even kill if not treated

nymph on thumb.gif
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