Frequently Asked Questions
Can you remove small ticks with the remover?
Can it be used both on animals and humans?
Are you supposed to pull or twist the tick away?
If there are residues from the tick left in the skin, what shall I do?
If you have pulled the tick away, residue of the ticks head can be removed with a sharp knife or a needle. If you have twisted away with TRIX tickremover pen, the head always comes together with the ticks body. If a microscopic part of the hypostome should be left, it is quickly rejected by the bodys own immune system, usually with no complications whatsoever.
How do I dispose of the tick after the removal?
It is possible to remove ticks with your fingers. Why use a remover?
How can you clean the remover pen after use?
If the catch loop breaks, is it replaceable?
How big ticks can be removed with the tickremover? "I have seen huge ticks!"
Ticks are not supposed to transfer diseases until after 48 hours, is that true?
How do you take the remover apart for recycling?