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If a tick bite becomes infected, what do you do?

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology

In brief: See your DR.

Depends on the infection.

In brief: See your DR.

Depends on the infection.
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology

In brief: Tick Bite

Symptoms to watch for during home treatment use the check your symptoms section to evaluate your symptoms if any of the following occur during home treatment: flu-like symptoms develop.
A rash or sore develops. Symptoms of a skin infection develop. Symptoms become more severe or more frequent. See doctor if above symptoms occur.

In brief: Tick Bite

Symptoms to watch for during home treatment use the check your symptoms section to evaluate your symptoms if any of the following occur during home treatment: flu-like symptoms develop.
A rash or sore develops. Symptoms of a skin infection develop. Symptoms become more severe or more frequent. See doctor if above symptoms occur.
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dr. Michael Fisher
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Dr. Sarah Helfand
Pediatrics

In brief: Call your physician

If you have a skin infection, you should be seen by your physician to be treated appropriately.

In brief: Call your physician

If you have a skin infection, you should be seen by your physician to be treated appropriately.
Dr. Sarah Helfand
Dr. Sarah Helfand
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