Bitten by a Tick Questions For Doctor
The following are some important questions to ask before and after the treatment of tick bite.
Questions to ask before treatment:
- What are the complications I should watch for?
- How long will I be on medication?
- What are the potential side effects of my medication?
- Does my medication interact with nonprescription medicines or supplements?
- Should I take my medication with food?
Questions to ask after treatment:
- How do I remove a tick from my skin?
- Are there any medications or supplements I should avoid?
- When can I resume my normal activities?
- When can I return to work?
- What else can I do to reduce my risk for another tick bite?
- Will I need to see my doctor for a checkup?
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