U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

Paper flea bites

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Beth Summers
Pediatrics 20 years experience
Depends: Flea bites result in red spots surrounded by reddened haloes. They are extremely itchy and cause great discomfort. Fleas often target the legs and fee... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
Adolescent Medicine 36 years experience
Flea bites: 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
Agree w Dr. Ramsey: 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 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yusr Aboushaar
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Flea Bites : If the flea bite not infected, topical steroid will flea enhance healing and decrease itching . Thank you.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Clean the flea bite: With antiseptic soap. Do not scratch flea bites. You can use 1% Hydrocortisone cream on the bites or take antihistamines for itching. A paste made of ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Wait. : Treat symptomatically. They go away by themselves. Just deal with the itching if present.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Avoidance: There is no treatment for it, except of avoidance.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 44 years experience
In most cases...: ...It looks like a small, red papule, but in some cases they look like round hives. They often occur in multiples, typically in straight lines, becaus... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Flea bites: Flea bites - bite from a blood-sucking Siphonaptera which may be itchy and painful. Fleas may carry diseases to humans.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Depending on...: ...Where you live, here is a list of possible infections fleas have been known to carry: http://www.Kingcounty.Gov/healthservices/health/ehs/zoonot... Read More
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
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

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership