Concerns about my daughter's tick bite any help

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Hi my 4 year old daughter just had to see her doctor to remove a tick yesterday and it.was bruised before tick was.even removed. Doctor put her on meds because the look of bite area. My question is i am reading online it's usually a bull eye rash my daughter isn't it's like bruised and probably as big as.her.Palm of her hand. I am just concerned trying to figure out why it looks like this she has tick bites before nothing ever like this. Has.anyone seen this I was I could describe better it's a big bruise then further out lighter bruise

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    Mine started with a tiny bite, no tick in site. Then became super hot and swollen. Doctor never told me what I was bit by.. ended up taking doxycycline for 5 looked really bruised. Mine didn’t typically look like a bulls eye either, more of a red rash. Fast forward to a week..  little did I know I’ve been suffering for two entire months with what doctors call “anxiety”. I decided to take a Lyme test last week and I got the call today that I am indeed postive for Lyme disease!! Please please please get your daughter on antibiotics.. this has been such a bad expierince and I wouldn’t ever wish it on anyone. sad the sooner the better.. in my case 5 days just wasn’t enough. I’m just glad I finally have a diagnosis as to why I’ve been having odd symptoms for two months. 

    Good luck dear ❤️

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      Thank you yes she's on antibiotics I've just been watching the bite area to see any changes not.swollen anymore but still has the brusing. She already has a weak immune system so I am just really nervous and scared. Thank you for your input.

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