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Swollen Tick Bite Itchy Red
Can a slightly raised rash that is brightly red with a hint of small pus be a tick bite? It is not itchy.
Dose look like this : Picture? If it look like the picture, most likely is a tick bite. Wash it with anti-septic. If you son developed any fever or joint pain or flu like symptoms call the doctor and check it out. ...Read more
Should I go to the doctor for a tick bite? Very small Tick removed 2 days ago. Red itchy rash at site of tick bite. Applied cortisone cream.
See DR: Tiny tick= risk for Lyme disease. You have a local reaction to the tick. There is good evidence for using a single dose of antibiotic, typically 200mg Doxycycline (I prefer minocycline) within 48 hrs after discovery of a deer tick to prevent Lyme. You need to be alert and ready for possible Lyme during the next 3 weeks. Unfortunately the blood tests are not reliable and sometimes the primary erytm ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My partner may have a tick bite on his back, it looked like it, i pooled it out, the arear is red and a bit swollen, do s hi need to se a doctor?
YES PLEASE DO!: Yes, a tick bite can lead to lime disease which can be vey debilitating - but can be treated preventatively with doxycyline and other meds. Please see your health care professional soon! ...Read more
Tick bite- turned black and itchy (5 days old). I pulled the tick out all the way, and there are no other symptoms or discoloration. Cause 4 concern?
Tick bite: Yes, with all the tick-borne diseases possible. Best to have it looked at and consider prophylactic antibiotics, especially if acquired in a high prevalence Lyme's disease area or Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever area. Please have a doctor look at it. MRSA is also a possibility. ...Read more
Depends: Anti-itch medicines couch as benedryl can help but you need to watch for other symptoms as well like rashes around the bite, signs of secondary infection and other symptoms of tick-borne illness. If you are concerned, see you primary doctor. ...Read more
Local reaction tx: Insect bites should be washed with soap and water. An ice or cold pack may help reduce local swelling. Topical creams, gels and lotions such as those containing calamine or pramoxine decrease itching. Avoid topical anesthetic and antihistamine preparations. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a tick bite 6 months old, it still goes through periods of intense itchiness. It developed scar tissue under my skin. Cause for concern?
See below: If you we're treated appropriately for a suspected tick- borne illness, then the tick illness should be gone, but, you may have developed an are of hypersensitivity at the bite and the more you scratch, the worse it may become. The skin may be becoming lichenified or simply scarred as you you described. See you doctor for an evaluation as "rashes" are very difficult to diagnose without viewing. ...Read more
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