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do ticks lay eggs

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
31 years experience Dermatology
No eggs from ticks: Ticks take a blood meal (yes, that is gross, but true!). They do not lay eggs under the skin as some other insects and mites do. They transmit disease ... Read More
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Tick Eggs: Ticks are a small parasite that sucks blood from the body of its host. The first thing that the tick will do is stick its head into your skin and begi ... 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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Dr. Karen Dantin
37 years experience Family Medicine
Check: See your doc. ASAP
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This is the only way you will be satisfied.
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A 4-year-old male asked:
Dr. Felecia Sumner
10 years experience Family Medicine
Not possible: Due to the very harsh/acidic conditions of any human's being stomach and digestive system, an insect would not be able to live in there. Tell him that ... Read More
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Dr. Amrit Singh
51 years experience Cardiology
Umm: your findings must be confirmed by an MD exam, otherwise it is anxiety.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
25 years experience Family Medicine
No: Spiders do not lay eggs in your hair! Thank goodness!
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
45 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Repeat in 7 days: Repeat in 7 days and sarangi for a stool sample. Make sure the source is eliminated. All the best.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
18 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes but unlikely.: You'd have to have a significant infestation for this to happen, and the texture of hair isn't what they're looking for to lay eggs. White egglike str ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Not likely: It is highly unlikely that bed bugs laid eggs under your skin. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Amster
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes, and longer: It can take a couple days to get full kill of the worms, and the eggs cause inflammation on the skin on the outside of the rectum. That can take sever ... Read More
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