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Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Sandflies: Sandfly bites can last for several weeks

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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Benadryl (diphenhydramine): Oral Benadryl (diphenhydramine) (diphen hydramine) will help itching although it may make you sleepy. Topically, you can try some Hydrocortisone cream ... Read More
Dr. Christopher Dowd
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Avoid if possible: Avoid if possible with long pants/socks/long sleeves and perhaps bug spray. To treat try Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream or Hydrocortisone cream. Be ... Read More
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
40 years experience Geriatrics
Antihistamines: Try first topical calamine or caladryl lotions or eurax, may try Benadryl (diphenhydramine) spray and or oral antihistamines like allegra, Claritin or ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Potentially : Potentially yes. If a person scratches a horsefly bite they can develop a secondary infection. There is also the possibility of an allergic reaction ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Christine Lee
28 years experience Dermatology
Topical antibiotic: Apply a topical antibiotic ointment to the bite. Keep it clean. Topical steroid (provided by your doctor - otc cortisone not strong enough) or Ibuprof ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
31 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Sand flies are blood-sucking insects typically found in sandy areas. While they are generally harmless, their bites can turn into skin irritations or ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Hoffman
28 years experience Pediatrics
Local care: Wash thoroughly with soap. Then apply over-the-counter 1% hydrocortisone cream to the itchy bumps; also Sarna lotion is good for itchy rashes. Cut n ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
Fly bites: Which type of fly are you referring to. Are you sure the bites are from a fly? Please give more infrormation so we can be of help.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Leishmaniasis: You only have a 5% chance of getting leishmaniasis in honduras.
A 76-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Bites: Helpful OTC regime would include the following: topical hydrocortisone cream and a topical triple antibitotic cream. Aloe can help too. Oral Benadryl ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Not usually: Sandfly bites may leave large, red itchy bumps that may turn into a rash. These bumps are frequently several times as itchy as mosquito bites, and ten ... Read More
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