just came back from rocky mountains and found a tick embedded on my back....

Asked August 16, 2016, 9:03 AM EDT

just came back from rocky mountains and found a tick embedded on my back. usually not concerned but was small not like dog tick. should I have it tested?

Franklin County Ohio

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There are a number of sites online which will test the tick for various diseases e.g. tickcheck.com. However, this is not a specific recommendation for this site. Your family physician may also have a procedure for you to follow.