A 48-year-old member asked:
I think i have flea bites. how do i know if i have picked up a disease from them?
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Pediatrics 25 years experience
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Psychiatry 25 years experience
Most of the time: They are an annoyance, however fleas can carry tapeworms & murine typhus. In some parts of the world to include the southwestern United States they can carry a bacteria called yersinia pestis which can cause bubonic plague.
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Last updated Mar 18, 2017
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