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A 33-year-old male asked:

I have an insect bite on my left ankle, few days later got high fever and chills. also headaches and extreme swelling of my calf and ankle. house docter said tick bite fever, but the bite mark does not look like tick bite? can mosquitto bite do this?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology 37 years experience
Insect related : The illness may be related to an insect borne infection or an unrelated infection,but if the fever and symptoms worsen or persists, please see your physician. Fluids,rest and Ibuprofen for your fever are suggested.

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