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Are flea bites dangerous?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Usually not but

Fleas can carry tapeworms & murine typhus.
In some parts of the world to include the southwestern United States they can carry a bacteria called yersinia pestis which can cause bubonic plague.

In brief: Usually not but

Fleas can carry tapeworms & murine typhus.
In some parts of the world to include the southwestern United States they can carry a bacteria called yersinia pestis which can cause bubonic plague.
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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics

In brief: No

Simply an annoyance!

In brief: No

Simply an annoyance!
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