Tick Removal Do’s and Don’ts from Bobbi Pritt, M.D.
Do 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 Bobbi Pritt, M.D., about the right way to remove a tick.