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A 32-year-old male asked about a 28-year-old female:

One of my wife's mosquito bites now resembles a target or bulls-eye. got it last night and she doesn't remember a tick but worried about lyme disease?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
Don't be.: The story is not consistent with Lyme disease. The tick has to be attached for at least 12 hours to infect.
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Dr. Ayyaz Shah
Dermatology 28 years experience
Lyme: Since she had some type of bites, it is possible what she thinks is mosquito bites may possibly be something else. It is important to visit a Dermatologist who may be able to provide you a more accurate diagnosis as there are multiple causes for annular erythemas such as Tinea Corporis, Erythema Annulare Centrifigum, Erythema Gyratum Repens, Erythema (Chronicum) Migrans, Granuloma Annulare, etc.
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Are you really serious about this differential for a mosquito bite? Why not just give it a few days and let it disappear.
Jun 27, 2014
Dr. Ayyaz Shah
Dr. Ayyaz Shah commented
Dermatology 28 years experience
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Yes, are u serious and trivializing the matter?
Jun 27, 2014
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