A 26-year-old female asked:
i was bitten by a tick 5 years ago, it healed and left a scar. i don't know if its because ihave keliod skin but it itches up to this day.?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably scar: Without evidence of other symptoms, and if the itching is localized at just the scar site, i would think it is likely secondary to just mechanical irritation of the scar causing it to itch. There are many silicone pad products that seem to help with scar minimizing.
Answered on Jun 21, 2020
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