Offering Urgent Care Services for Tick Bites in Shelton, CT

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If you find yourself dealing with a tick bite in Shelton, Connecticut, or nearby areas, PhysicianOne Urgent Care is here to assist you. The skilled providers at our local urgent care center are well versed in tick removal, assessing bites and rashes, and administering appropriate treatments. You can rely on us to deliver top-notch care tailored to your needs.

Instructions for Tick Removal

If a tick is still attached to your skin, follow these steps to safely remove it:

  • Use fine tweezers to grasp the tick as close to your skin as possible.
  • Apply firm, steady pressure to gently pull the tick away (avoid squeezing or twisting).
  • Place the tick in a sealed container or Ziploc bag.
  • Cleanse the tick bite area, your hands, and the tweezers with rubbing alcohol or soap and water.

While you can remove a tick yourself, it's advisable to consult a trained clinician, like the ones on our team here at PhysicianOne Urgent Care. Even if you successfully remove the tick, it's important to seek evaluation and any necessary follow-up treatments promptly. Please bring the tick with you to our office in a secure container.

Your Trusted Team for Tick Bite Treatment

Prompt treatment for tick bites is crucial to mitigate the risk of Lyme disease and associated symptoms. Our Shelton urgent care center operates 365 days per year with extended hours, welcoming both walk-in patients and those with booked visits. Additionally, our local practitioners are available via our 24/7 integrated telehealth service, ensuring access to care even outside regular office hours.

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This was the fastest, easiest, and best doctor's visit. The provider was extremely kind and helpful. I explained my symptoms, the provider asked a few followup questions, and then she issued a script. I will absolutely be using this service again and would recommend to anyone.
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