What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

I would appreciate it if you would help with the identification of the bug in the picture I sent you. It got half way into my buddy with its rear end first. Did it lay eggs in me? Should I be worried?
Please help me out!
Thanks,
Simon.

Hi Simon,
You were bitten by a Tick. Sorry I can’t tell you the exact species. They are usually picked up in grassy areas. Ticks wait for a large warm blooded mammal, like a deer or dog or human to pass by. Then they attach to the prey and suck blood. They pass on viral infections like Lyme Disease and Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever. They will not lay eggs in you.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

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