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A 29-year-old female asked:

Hi, my husband has a bite on his leg (spider or tick) it happened on 23rd dec and he was tired and the leg the bite was on was feeling sore. by the 26th he felt better however still has diarrhoea and feels very tired. could it be the bite?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Unlikely: He may have a stomach flu. The initial spider bite may have resulted in an infection or local reaction. Keep the area clean and dry, apply Bacitracin on the wound three times daily.

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Last updated Dec 29, 2020

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