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A 31-year-old female asked:

I was bit by a leech 9 days ago and now the bite has a ring of small red bumps around it and it itches. should i be worried?

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Dr. Alan Jackson
Addiction Medicine 32 years experience
No: This is where it attached. Leeches have round mouths , the marks are where it attached to you. Watch for infection.
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