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Tick bites

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Dr. Anna Vedina is warning about the dangers of tick bites.

Prevention is the first step. Use insect repellants, wear long sleeved shirts and long pants.

If you see tick on your body try carefully removing it with tweezers without squeezing tick's body.

Please see your doctor if you have been bit by the tick.  Save the tick for future testing in the plastic bag or in a small jar with alcohol.  Also treat your pets with an anti-tick collar or medicines.

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