Who is bitten by a tick, are often point after a puncture. If it starts to itch, however, you should quickly start to see a doctor.The ticks time stops in Germany, usually from February to October. People who move a lot in nature, so you should always expect a tick bite. To itch when this starts, speed is of the essence.
Who has experienced it in the summer, often Outdoors, it certainly Already has sucked a stubborn tick firmly. Who removed them clean with a tick remover or tweezers, you should observe the bite site in the coming days will be better.
From the tick bit - that's why you should be itching for itching to the doctor immediately
If it should start, it can be a infection . In General, a tick bite is not itchy or painful. The reason: According to the engraving, the tick secretes an anesthetic into the wound from the , which is why Sufferers usually notice until much later that you were ever bitten by a tick.
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As of the saliva is also anti-inflammatory , you experience any pain due to infection, often only minutes or hours after the bite. The saliva contained active ingredient to finally, avoid that the body starts its own immune system immediately, and the blood-suckers at work.
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In any case, you should let the wound by a doctor to look at . This will quickly identify if the itching is pointing to something more dangerous or completely harmless. Finally, it is not necessarily an infection. So it may just be a reference to an allergic reaction to the saliva of the parasite.
Please do not scratching: itching can be strong on the infection with bacteria notes
If the doctor diagnosed a infection, occurs because of the itching, therefore, that bacteria, such as Borrelia bacteria, or pneumococcus in the wound> . The so-called wall redness, a circular redness around the injection site, can also be an indication. If this is the case, will not give the doctor the necessary treatment immediately, so that there is no Lyme disease or tick-borne encephalitis (TBE).
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In the meantime, it is recommended not to touch the puncture, or scrape it out . Otherwise, you will be lit (on), and it takes even more germs into the wound. Generally speaking, If the itching is too strong, you can use cooling ointments or creams, ice or cool-packs , in order to obtain, in the meantime, the relief. At least until it is clarified, whether the bite is harmless or not.
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