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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Chigger Bites: How long do chigger bites last? Though this is a seemingly simple question, it has a somewhat complicated answer. The actual bite of a chigger can las ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Chiggers: Chigger bites usually heal on their own within one to two weeks. In the meantime, control itching with an over-the-counter anti-itch cream, such as Hy ... Read More

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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
2-7 days: If not rebitten and not infected should resolve in one week or less.
Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
19 years experience Dermatology
Varies: Usually 7-10 days. Hydrocrotisone and antihistamines will; hasten recovery.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Zachary
25 years experience Wilderness Medicine
A week or so : Chigger bites can be symptomatic from 4 or 5 days up to 2 weeks in the worst cases. Cortisone cream can help. Excessive scratching can lead to skin in ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Chigger Bites: Chigger bites usually heal on their own within one to two weeks. In the meantime, control itching with an over-the-counter anti-itch cream, such as Hy ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Chiggers: Varies but they can last for quite some time and leave scarring. Best to try topical and oral anti-itch therapies.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Chiggers: Chigger bites usually heal on their own within one to two weeks. In the meantime, control itching with an over-the-counter anti-itch cream, such as Hy ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Chigger bites : Usually resolve in 1 to 2 weeks w/o treatment. Get medical eval for infection.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Chigger bites : Usually resolve in 1 to 2 weeks w/o treatment. Get medical eval for infection.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Without development : Of infection, they usually heal on their own within one to two weeks. In the meantime, control itching with an over-the-counter anti-itch cream, such ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Mostt within 24hr: Most disruptions of the skin surface will be evident within 24hr & often earlier if the insect has injected material into the bite. Chiggers & scabies ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Get Chiggers off : Your skin asap by rubbing w a cloth or showering in warm water w soap. You can apply Hydrocortisone cream or take oral antihistamines for itching. Th ... Read More

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