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Mansfield, TX
A 27-year-old female asked:

i got a tick bite over 3 years ago, why would it still be swollen and itch almost daily?

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Dr. Rachel Chastanet
Bariatrics 34 years experience
Scarring?: Tick bite should not still be swollen years later, but any scarring from a previous process may be an area of irritation that gets scratched, and then itches more as it heals, then gets scratched more....in an endless cycle. Try hydrocortisone cream or see dermatologist.

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