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Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
Bullous impetigo?: Staph skin infection can mimick flea-bite .

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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Sore: There are literally scores of reasons for mouth sores, including, but not limited to, viral/bacterial/fungal infection, trauma. burn, cyst, oral cance ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
14 years experience Urgent Care
Photo: By any chance can you have photo of swelling to have a look? It is hard to comment otherwise.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aveshen Govender
Specializes in General Practice
Possible infection: The redness may indicate inflammation caused by local toxins from the bite or by a secondary infection. See your GP for examination and treatment.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erin Robertson
19 years experience General Practice
How'd it happen?: Knowing the mechanism of the injury & doing an exam help diagnose & treat it. Ideally, we get imaging starting with x-rays to look at bones &a ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Will be ok: it will take some time but gradually will fade. away
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Irritant: Too much hand washing irritates the skin . Try soap like dove and avoid scented and anti-bacterial ones. Wash hands only when necessary and the appl ... Read More
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A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Anlke sore back surg: Likely walking on it differently after back surgery. Discuss with Dr.

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