I have had a lot of ticks on me over the years. Hiking through tall grass and working with horses in the spring is a great way to be exposed. I agree that it sounds like the head of the tick got left beneath your skin. In the future you may want to try slathering the tick with a layer of Vaseline. The idea is that the tick may back out on its own accord. And using heat can sometimes work. Again, the idea is to have to the tick back out on its own. Heat-wise I think a better idea would to be use a hot nail held by a pair of pliers. I have had better luck with Vaseline. When I did pull with tweezers, I made sure I did so very slowly until I could feel the tick open up itís mandibles and let go.
I am not a medical doctor ó this is only my opinion. Ticks are like many other bloodsucking parasites / vectors like mosquitoes, and may carry many more diseases and just Lyme disease. It may make sense to try and have the head removed. But at this point in time, any pathogen may have had time to enter your bloodstream. I think the critical thing is to watch out for any rashes or feelings that don't do seem normal. If that is the case then quickly consult or go to the doctor.
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