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How do I know if I have a tick bite?

Clifford W. Bassett, MD
Allergy & Immunology

Unlike mosquito bites that itch right away, tick bites can go undetected - but tick bites associated with Lyme disease tend to have a bulls-eye target rash. Watch as allergist Clifford Bassett, MD, shares some important information on tick bites.

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