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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Bites: Antibiotic ointment, cortisone type ointment if severe itching and oral antibiotics if spreading redness develops. Tylenol or ibuprofen type anti-infl... Read More

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Small ones: Fleas are a pesky biter who is frustrated and bites often.The bite site is small and itchy, usually resolving over a week or with simple clensing.Larg... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Flea bites: Flea bites may be clustered into 3 itchy bumps that bleed & blanch (turn white) when you press on them. They tend to be found at skin folds (breas... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
Adolescent Medicine 36 years experience
Hydrocortisone cream: If you are allergic to the bites, then they will itch for weeks. If you scratch them, they will itch until you quit scratching them. They can cause ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Flea bites burrow : Under the skin. Use antiseptic soap to wash the flea bites. Do not scratch flea bites. You can use 1% Hydrocortisone cream on the bites or take antihi... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Hoanswered
Infectious Disease 14 years experience
See doctor: This is impossible to diagnose without seeing the rash and getting a thorough history. See your doctor.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Hoffman
General Surgery 35 years experience
No: Fleas are not carriers of the illness.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bornstein
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Bump: A small red bump with some swelling around the bump. Very itchy too.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zoey Goore
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Delayed flea bites: You can have what is called an id reaction. Your body can develop a reaction to the bites even after they are gone. They are often as itchy and anno... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
Adolescent Medicine 36 years experience
Yes: Especially if you scratch them. Most scars will improve in appearance in a year or less.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hardin
Wound care 36 years experience
No: First because fleas jump rather than fly they usually are concentrated below the knees and under clothes unless the animal carrier slept on your bed. ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marya Cassandra
Dermatology 20 years experience
Sure!: Treating the source of the fleas (cat or dog) is the most important step. Fleas rarely live on humans. They take blood meals and leave. The itchy bum... Read More

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