Rated 4.5/5 based on 4 votes

Top
10
Doctor insights on: Flea Bite Dermatitis In Humans

Share
1

1
How many times can one flea bite a human in one day?

How many times can one flea bite a human in one day?

More than once: A flea can repeatedly bite a host and can live for months under ideal conditions. The precise number of times one flea can bite a human varies by flea type, stage of maturity and environmental factors that influence the life cycle. In other words, your question does not have a precise answer. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
1,062 doctors shared insights

Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Board Certified, Dermatology
51 years in practice
5.0M people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Continue
2

2
Want images of flea bites on humans?

Want images of flea bites on humans?

Here you go: For bites use benadryl, Hydrocortisone cream, clean wound thoroughly and watch for signs of infection. ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Board Certified, Dermatology
51 years in practice
5.0M people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Continue
3

3
Treating Insect Bites (Checklist)

Apply ice to bites
Once
Use topical corticosteroid cream on itchy bites
Daily
Seek medical attention if symptoms of shock develop
Once
4

4
Help please. Saw picture of flea bites on humans and looks like one on my child. Too embarassed to tell anyone?

Help please. Saw picture of flea bites on humans and looks like one on my child. Too embarassed to tell anyone?

Don't worry: If your child has a bite and is really bothered by it/itching it- or it looks infected - see a doctor. If you have an animal that could have fleas - get the animal treated. Do not be embarassed. Doctors see everything. We do not judge. We see lice and scabies and many things. We want to help. ...Read more

5

5
Need to see photos of flea bites on humans?

Need to see photos of flea bites on humans?

Here you go: For bites use benadryl, Hydrocortisone cream, clean wound thoroughly and watch for signs of infection. ...Read more

6

6
Treating Insect Bites (Checklist)

Clean bite with soap and water
once
Apply ice pack
once
Elevate and rest affected body part
once
For discomfort, use oral Benadryl or hydrocortisone cream
once
Board Certified, Dermatology
51 years in practice
5.0M people helped
Get help from a specialist now
Continue
7

7
Saw pictures of flea bites on humans and fleas but live in nice home. What could i have?

Saw pictures of flea bites on humans and fleas but live in nice home. What could i have?

See below: Still could be fleas but most insect bites look similar. All insect bites can cause a local reaction with redness, swelling, warmth and itch. If you have pets, check them. ...Read more

8

8
Can you provide picture of a flea bite on a human?

Can you provide picture of a flea bite on a human?

Here is a link: http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/picture-of-flea-bites. ...Read more

9

9
Saw picture of flea bite on human but couldn?T have them. Cat wears collar?

Saw picture of flea bite on human but couldn?T have them. Cat wears collar?

See below: The cat collar only kills them when they wander up to the eyes or mouth to get a drink...From the fluid from the tear ducts or saliva. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
I went to nhs and they said I have flea bites, since 5days alraedy, i washed my clothes, bed sheet, etc took shower twice a day, rash still comes up?

I went to nhs and they said I have flea bites, since 5days alraedy, i washed my clothes, bed sheet, etc took shower twice a day, rash still comes up?

If they are..: Flea bites, none of those maneuvers are likely to help. The fleas may have been brought in by a dog or cat and you need to use more systemic treatment of your house, a so-called "bug bomb". ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
1,409 doctors shared insights

Dermatitis (Definition)

Dermatitis means inflammation of skin. Contact dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis and seborrheic dermatitis are ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
136 doctors shared insights

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

Get more personalized answers directly from real doctors!

Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Board Certified, Dermatology
51 years in practice
5.0M people helped
Continue
65,000 doctors available
Find us on Facebook