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Doctor insights on: Grass Fleas Bites

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I have about 35 bites on the back of my leg from lower calf to just above my knee. They do not itch. They are red, slightly raised with a white ring. I was outside for a moment, but not in the grass. Any idea what they might be? This also happened a week

I have about 35 bites on the back of my leg from lower calf to just above my knee. They do not itch. They are red, slightly raised with a white ring. I was outside for a moment, but not in the grass. Any idea what they might be? This also happened a week

Multiple red papule: Could be allergic reaction/ eczema, rarely psoriasis, You can see if topical steroids and antihistamines zyrtec (cetirizine) helps. if worsens consider antibiotics bacitracin or oral antibiotics. it is summer and there are a lot of allergens outside. if it were bulleyes rash think tick/ lyme i always test for lyme because it is so treatable and effects are significant . F/U w/ doc/ urgent ca ...Read more

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What is your opinion about using the barly grass?

What is your opinion about using the barly grass?

Undecided: Barley grass is rich in vitamins, an anti oxidant and cholesterol lowering substance. It may be helpful but I am not aware of any studies who have proven its efficacy. ...Read more

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If I want to eat fresh food, is it ok to grow my own in my yard? Havent treated the grass with chemicals for 6 yr.

If I want to eat fresh food, is it ok to grow my own in my yard? Havent treated the grass with chemicals for 6 yr.

Yes: That's the best thing. You know exactly whats going into the soil and being added to the plants. And you get truly fresh produce. It will also be the best tasting produce you can find. But it does take time & daily commitment. ...Read more

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Is freshly fertilized grass poisonous?

Is freshly fertilized grass poisonous?

No: Fertilization is done with nitrogen rich chemicals not strictly poisonous but obnoxious and potentially allergenic. Best not to play around until the fertilizer is absorbed by watering the lawn or until the next rainfall. ...Read more

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Is everybody allergic to grass?

Is everybody allergic to grass?

Grass allergy: No. There are many things on grass to which folks may be 'allergic' like dust, mites, other plant pollens, etc. But many folks aren't allergic at all. ...Read more