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how to get rid of sand flea bites

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
36 years experience Adolescent Medicine
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
25 years experience Psychiatry
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

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marya Cassandra
20 years experience Dermatology
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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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Flea bites: Use antiseptic soap to wash the flea bites. Do not scratch flea bites. You can use 1% Hydrocortisone cream on the bites or take antihistamines for itc ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
37 years experience Dentistry
Spray: You can call a professional exterminator, or you can try those aerosol spray "bombs" that you set off while you are away for a few hours. Not recomm ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Fleas: Use antiseptic soap to wash the flea bites. Do not scratch flea bites. You can use 1% Hydrocortisone cream on the bites or take antihistamines for itc ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
37 years experience Dentistry
Spray: You can call a professional exterminator, or you can try those aerosol spray "bombs" that you set off while you are away for a few hours. Not recomm ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Fleas: The fleas live better in the summer, but you must find their source! if you have pets, they need to be treated aggressively, if your house is infeste ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
27 years experience Pediatrics
You don't: You can make them less itchy with anti-itch cream, and your body will heal them naturally. What you need to get rid of is the fleas.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Clear source of flea: Humans are not natural hosts for fleas, so that you. You must make sure your pet is free from fleas and carpeting has to treated to get rid of fleas s ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
36 years experience Adolescent Medicine
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
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
71 years experience Dermatology
ICE CUBES FOR BITES: Try the ice cubes and see if it works. Can't hurt. If it doesn't work, try a Hydrocortisone cream a few times a day.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Flea bites: Use antiseptic soap to wash the flea bites. Do not scratch flea bites. You can use 1% Hydrocortisone cream on the bites or take antihistamines for itc ... Read More
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