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Do doctors see a lot of patients with flea bites?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with flea bites?

Yes: Flea bites are self limited because man is not the natural host.There are many cases that are probably never seen by physicians and s ef correct if the host dog or cat is treated properly. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Flea Bites (Definition)

Flea bites occur when a flea bites a person, and can cause itching and irritation at the site of the bite ...Read more


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I have had flea bites on my legs for months now and i want to get rid of them so badly should i go see a doctor now?

I have had flea bites on my legs for months now and i want to get rid of them so badly should i go see a doctor now?

Fleas: Fleas are very hard to eradicate from the home and your car. The bites themselves do not require treatment unless they are infected. You need to get a exterminator for your car and home. Use Benadryl (diphenhydramine) GEL for the bites- if they are red then use an antibiotic cream ...Read more

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Do doctors see a lot of patients with rattlesnake bite?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with rattlesnake bite?

Thankfully no: However, as you probably know, rattlesnake bites can be very serious and cause bad injury. Treatment with anti-venom is very helpful. If you have a snakebite, get seen immediately. ...Read more

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Need doctor's help! will it take a week for sand flea bites to appear?

Probably not: The bites from insects, if the body reacts to the bite, should cause an inflammatory reaction within a few hours to a day most often. ...Read more

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Do doctors see a lot of patients with empyema?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with empyema?

Not really...: Empyema is pus in the space surrounding the lung. It usually requires drainage with a chest tube as well as antibiotic therapy. Fortunately, this is not a very common occurrence. ...Read more

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Do doctors see a lot of patients with shaking?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with shaking?

Yes: See a neurologist, specifically a movement disorders specialist. ...Read more

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Do doctors see a lot of patients with botulism?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with botulism?

No: Happily, botulism is not a common disorder in the United States. That said, all doctors encounter it at sometime in their training or their career. ...Read more

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Do doctors see a lot of patients with numbness?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with numbness?

Yes...common problem: Numbness can occur from various reasons. Some potential causes include vitamin deficiency, nerve damage, nerve compression, and alcohol over consumption, side effects of different medications, or as a result of different systemic medical conditions such as diabetes. Get evaluated by a professional to determine the diagnosis. Treatment is based on the diagnosis. ...Read more

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