You will need
- - alcohol;
- - tincture of iodine;
- - durable thread;
- - glass bottle.
If you find that they suffered the bite of a tick, try to remove it yourself, do not delay this procedure. Initial consultation on the removal of the parasite you can get, call the ambulance service. If it becomes clear that self-removal of the tick is difficult, you urgently will send in the regional sanitary-epidemiological station or the emergency room.
When unavailability of qualified medical aid, try to take independent action immediately, because the probability of the disease tick-borne encephalitis depends on the time during which the parasite was in a stuck condition.
Inspect the mite affected place and wipe the skin around it with cotton or a bandage soaked in alcohol. Prepare a strong string and carefully tie it closer to the proboscis of the tick, to form a node. Smooth motion pull the tick upward, trying to avoid jerks. To perform this procedure without haste, usually by removal of the tick takes 10-15 minutes. After removing the parasite once again wipe the injured area of skin with alcohol.
If removing the tick his head came off and remained in the site of the bite in the form of a black dot, remove it with a sterile needle, pre-calcined in the fire. Act like normal and remove the splinter. Be careful not to squeeze the body of the parasite, to prevent extrusion of pathogens in the wound. Remember that when separation of the head of the tick infection process of the wound can continue.
Completely removing the tick, clean the skin at the site of its bite with tincture of iodine. Usually a dressing is not required.
Remote the tick place it in a suitable glass vial with a tight lid, after putting back the cotton swab moistened with water. The closed vial is put in the refrigerator. In the near future take the lessons of the parasite in the laboratory of sanitary-epidemiological station for microscopic diagnosis.
Please contact your local point of prevention of tick-borne encephalitis, without waiting for the results of microscopic analysis. This is especially important if you're in the area, unfavorable from the point of view of tick-borne encephalitis. Emergency prevention immunoglobulin is carried out usually in the first days after the bite.