How do I get a tick head out?
I pulled off what I thought was a piece of dirt from my younger son's cheek. I had to pick at it to get it off, but it was just a tiny speck. After I took it off, I noticed that the "piece of dirt" had tiny legs - must have actually been a tick. The tiny head is still embedded on Grant's cheek. I can't pull it out without making a little divot in his cheek, and he's really freaking out. Any ideas on how to safely pull out the head? Thank you.
Mom of Connor - 10, T-1, dx 11/6/06, MDI, Novolog & Lantus
Mom of Grant - 7 (not diabetic)
Brian (husband) is 38, T-1, dx age 15, MDI, Humalog & Lantus
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