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Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
ICE: may help the pain/swelling/itching Hope this helps! Dr Z

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
25 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Yes: No reason to worry.
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Dr. Ana Adelstein
27 years experience Clinical Psychology
Facing Ur What-If: We tend 2seek reassurance that the things we fear won't happen. An anxiety expert approaching ur fear from a cognitive-behavioral angle might argue th ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Consider yourself: very lucky if it doesn't hurt or itch. Black Fly bites can cause symptoms for weeks. If you aren't symptomatic I would not fret.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
25 years experience Infectious Disease
Ixodes scapularis: Of concerned with Deer ticks is Lyme Disease. Lyme disease is caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi and is transmitted to humans through the b ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Details needed.: Who diagnosed black fly fever? Did you travel recently? Need to see a doctor for exam & tests for diagnosis & treatment.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
42 years experience Internal Medicine
No it's not normal: It's a immune or allergic reaction to an insect bite, which needs to be evaluated asap, since he is exhausted . Must seek treatment, .
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
35 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Fly bite: you should have area examined as soon as possible to rule out an infection
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
Allergy: In most likelihood, you had allergy to the bites and it caused release of histamine causing vasodilatation or opening up of the blood vessels, decreas ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Normal: A dose or 2 of 20mg prednisone will help. A cortisone cream will help. Prescription strength will work better than OTC. Elevate legs to reduce swellin ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Monib Zirvi
21 years experience Dermatology
Possible infection : Bites can occasionally become infected and inflame regional or local lymph nodes nearby. See a doctor to see if you need a course of oral antibiotics ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
22 years experience Pediatrics
Fly Bite: It's never recommended to start antibiotic medication without examination by a doctor. Though infected bites do need to be treated with antibiotics, i ... Read More

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