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How come i have flea bites, but nobody else in the family has it?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 47 years experience
Contact with animal: It is spread from dog or cat to human not from human to human. You had close contact with pet as opposed to others. Treat animal to eradicate source of fleas.
Dr. Cheryl Levin
Dermatology 17 years experience
Depends: I agree with dr westfried. Also, everyone responds differently to bites. It is possible that other family members were exposed but their reaction is not as severe as yours and they may not have any symptoms.

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