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Jackson, TN
A 19-year-old male asked:

I have a tick bite on my scrotum. its left a red bump and sometimes itches, is this serious?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Possibly: Ticks can carry numerous diseases, including rocky mountain spotted fever, lyme disease, borrelia infections, and others. If you develop other symptoms see a doctor asap. If this rash begins to spread outward or resembles a target, go and get treated for lyme disease. Good luck.
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