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A 45-year-old female asked:

I think my 12 yo son has tick bite fever. he has a bite but it is not too red or has a black center, headache, sore neck, small swollen gland by his ear, has a temp of 36.5 but is starting to feel a chill. must he see a dr or can we self medicate?

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Dr. LINDILE SOGA
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See a doctor : You need to have the diagnosis confirmed and appropriate treatment prescribed for your son. Call your doctor and ask for an appointment asap

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