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I am experiencing tick bite. The bite has a red swollen line that is welt up and very itchy. ?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
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In brief: Sounds like

it is infected PLUS Tick bites may be the first indication for LYME infection.
..Antibiotics may be needed. Suggest you consult with your Family or Primary Care Provider. A simple blood test is helpful so a "hands on" consultation is suggested! Hope this helps Dr Z

In brief: Sounds like

it is infected PLUS Tick bites may be the first indication for LYME infection.
..Antibiotics may be needed. Suggest you consult with your Family or Primary Care Provider. A simple blood test is helpful so a "hands on" consultation is suggested! Hope this helps Dr Z
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Dr. Jose Prieto-hernandez
If lives in area of ixodes scapularis or pacificus black legged or deer tick definitely get treated for Lyme disease and checked also for Babesia, & Human Granulocytic Anaplasmosis..
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