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deer fly bite symptoms

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melissa Gowans
21 years experience Pediatrics
Possibly: Signs of a deer fly bite can last quite a long time.They can also wax and wane for a period of time. If the area becomes painful, hot or increasing si ... Read More

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Dr. John Chiu
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57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Because deer fly may carry infections.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Normal: Deer Fly bites can induce a response that lasts for several days.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
An unusually sever-: -reaction to the bite. Swelling and edema in an extremity are common with deer fly bites.
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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 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
25 years experience Neurology
Skin reaction: If you were just bitten last evening and have been having this amount of swelling I would contact your primary doctor for additional evaluation. Shor ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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See MD: Please see your MD. Infection versus reaction. You may need steroids/Benadryl and or antibiotics. You definitely need a full history and physical to e ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
35 years experience Podiatry
Bug bite: Absolutely - seek assistance sooner rather than later
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Without a photo: impossible to say if the bruise was from an insect bite, or the trauma from swatting it.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
36 years experience Adolescent Medicine
Bite: A horsefly bites hurts when you get it, so you usually see the fly on you at the time of the bite. It leaves a small hole and usually a red bump surr ... Read More
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