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how long for a tick bite to heal

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
FEW DAYS TO WEEKS: It depends if tick was removed completely or some parts were left under the skin and if the tick were crrier of lyme disease, which can cause rash whi ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peterson Pierre
24 years experience Dermatology
Tick bite: It should take 1-2 weeks for it to heal completely. If it develops a ring around it, see your doctor immediately because that can be a sign of lyme d ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Rosenfeld
43 years experience Dermatology
It depends: If no tick body parts are stuck under the skin, the itch usually is gone in under a week. If the head broke off, under the skin, and is not removed, t ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
71 years experience Dermatology
TICK BITE HEALING: Healing time for tick bites depends on the type of tick. There is a tick that causes lyme disease; one that causes rocky mountain spotted fever; anoth ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Tick bite: A tick-bite granuloma usually develops days or months after the bite and can take months to years to resolve. his might be caused by fragments of the ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
36 years experience Adolescent Medicine
Up to you: 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
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
25 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Depends on the type of rash and illness associated with the rash. More information is needed here. Lyme disease present differently from rocky mount ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
21 years experience Rheumatology
See below: Sounds like you need to see doctor for an exam to make certain nothing else is going on.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lages
68 years experience Rheumatology
Days to months: It takes just days for a bite from the deer tick to result in sin lesions, but weeks to months to develop arthritis or neurological disorders.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
That depends: We don't have much information. In some areas of the country Lyme Disease can occur.In the US tick bites have potential for transmitting a number of d ... Read More
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