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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tick bite allergy: Hello, our immune system reacts typically after it has been exposed to a particular allergen or trigger in the past. After the first exposure, we acti ... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Davidson
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Technically yes, but people who have an allergy to a tick bite are likely sensitive to any bites, i.e. Mosquito, sand fly, etc. Topical anti-inflammat ... Read More
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Dr. Luis Matos
44 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Yes: Yes, but not an anaphylactic reaction to the tick bite. Usually it is only an itchy local reaction. This is a sign that you are developing an allergy ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Lyme Disease: Sometimes Lyme disease may cause a red, radial rash that is clear in the center. This is caused by Borrelia burgdorferi infection.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Insect related : The illness may be related to an insect borne infection or an unrelated infection,but if the fever and symptoms worsen or persists, please see your ph ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
Possible infection: Tick bite do not always cause a rash, and in theory, any insect bite or trauma could cause a hematoma. Your description suggests a possible infection. ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Please do not apply anything on the rash since it may mask the typical appearance of Lyme's. Do see your doctor.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: If that is indeed a tick bite needs evaluation.
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A member asked:
Dr. Scott Katz
25 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: This type of rash is also known as erythema migrans, and could be a sign of Lyme disease, especially if you live in the northeastern U.S. Your child n ... Read More
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Dr. Marius Frasie
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes and no. : If you are thinking lyme disease not likely but you could have cellulitis brewing. Watch for fewer and redness from the center
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can examine: Antihistamines block the chemical histamine and thus decrease itchiness and decrease allergies. Red spots are hard to describe or diagnose in words, a ... Read More
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