Tick Bites - Preparing For Your Appointment
To prepare for your appointment, see the topic Making the Most of Your Appointment.
You can help your
doctor diagnose and treat your condition by being prepared to answer the
- When were you bitten? How many times were you
bitten? If you saved the tick, bring it with you to your doctor's appointment.
If not, be prepared to describe the tick.
- What are your main
- When did your symptoms begin? How have your symptoms
developed, progressed, or changed since the bite?
- What home
treatment have you tried? Did it help?
- When was your last
- Have you traveled in the
wilderness or in another country recently?
- Do you have any
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
July 05, 2013
This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor.
Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this
© 1995-2014 Healthwise, Incorporated. Healthwise, Healthwise for every health decision, and the Healthwise logo are trademarks of Healthwise, Incorporated.