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A 31-year-old female asked:
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Go back 2 prescriber: The dr / urgent care / er that prescribed the med should be able to decide if continued antibiotics are needed.
A 45-year-old member asked:
25 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Remove the tick carefully, clean the area, then watch for signs of tick-borne illnesses. If any occur, see your doctor. It usually takes about 2-3 d ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Wash it....leave it.: 1. What sort of tick was it? You need to be concerned about deer tick bites and these are very small. Easy to miss.
2. Do you live in Lyme territory? ... Read More
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Ways to remove: Most people do not know of proper way to remove ticks-Not Burn it,not pertroleum jelly etc but Tweezers and do not grasp and pull hard.
How to remove ... Read More
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Tick bite: Local irritation and inflammation is usually the symptom for an insect bite and it only needs local topical treatment and observation. Ticks usually r ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
38 years experience Pediatrics
Location, location: You are more likely to have a tick bite if your are spending time in forested areas. Flea bites tend to occur closer to home or at the ocean. Some f ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
46 years experience Pediatrics
See your doc: Consultants on this public site do not have access to profile uploads.To us you are a 29 yo female,period. Your description provides enough informatio ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It could be: Some times those tics could cause what we call cutaneous leishmaniasis which a skin diease need treatment.
A 38-year-old female asked:
38 years experience Internal Medicine
4 tick bites: Since there were so many and you may have inadvertently had others I would seek medical attention and get treated. In general I treat people with ti ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
57 years experience Dermatology
ANYBODY'S guess: Do I have a vampire bite? Did you find a tick embedded in your skin? Do you have some sort of sore on your skin which you neglected to describe?
A 44-year-old member asked:
9 years experience Emergency Medicine
Check with your dr: If you have the tick bring to your physician. Depending on where you live, treatment recommendations may or may not include antibiotics prophylactical ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Avoid contact: Try to avoid places where the likelyhood of encountering ticks is high ( wooden areas) if this is not feasible, wear long sleeves, avoid shorts when g ... Read More
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