A 16-year-old male asked:
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my son has a spot on his back where he got bit by a tick its a big welt and is red around it he say its itchy what can i do?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See doctor: A tick bite can transmit a number of infections, like Lyme disease. It wold be prudent to see a doctor to ascertain if prophylactic antibiotics are warranted.
Answered on Jun 1, 2017
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