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a tick bit me three months ago. i was treated with doxycycline and hydrocortisone cream. the bump is still there and itches. any advice?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Allergic reaction: An allergic reaction is possible given the itchiness of the area. Applying a topical antihistamine cream may be helpful. During a virtual consult a photo may be uploaded and a Lyme titer ordered.

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Last updated Sep 21, 2018

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