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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
If OTC hydrocortison: doesn't relieve the bumps in a few days I would get in to see derm to rule out other causes of rash

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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harris Cohen
20 years experience Family Medicine
Flea bites: The best way to reduce the itch from flea bites is a combination of otc Hydrocortisone cream applied to the bites twice daily, and an oral antihistami ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Keep them clean: A simple cleansing with a antibacterial soap should allow your system to self heal adequately. Animal flees cannot survive on human blood so though yo ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Geary
29 years experience Pediatrics
Fleas: Fleas are very hard to eradicate from the home and your car. The bites themselves do not require treatment unless they are infected. You need to get a ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Don't scratch.: When bites last that long, it's usually because the victim is scratching them, which keeps them inflamed - and also explains the bleeding, in your cas ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
35 years experience Adolescent Medicine
Yes: Some flea born illnesses will present with petechiae. You should see the doctor to see if they are petechiae. That can be a dangerous sign.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Stone
16 years experience Interventional Radiology
See dermatologist: The causes of welts on the skin are quite varied. It can range from insect bites, to drug reactions, to atopic allergies to name a few. A dermatologis ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
See a dermatologist: These need to be examined to be diagnosed appropriately.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Sand flies: It sounds like your bites may be infected. See a doctor for evaluation.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Rash: A picture would help but getting them examined would work the best
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