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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience in 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.

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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience in 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
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Froude
52 years experience in 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
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience in 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 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in 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 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
It could be: Some times those tics could cause what we call cutaneous leishmaniasis which a skin diease need treatment.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience in 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
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience in 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?
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Duic
8 years experience in 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 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
39 years experience in 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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