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If I were bitten by an infected sand fly, how quickly would I become sick?

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Dr. Steven Fine
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Weeks to months

The sores of leishmaniasis can occur weeks to months after the bite.

In brief: Weeks to months

The sores of leishmaniasis can occur weeks to months after the bite.
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Depends on the...

Disease that is being spread.
Leishmaniasis has incubation periods of a few weeks to months where as sand fly fever, a viral disease, has an incubation period of just a few days.

In brief: Depends on the...

Disease that is being spread.
Leishmaniasis has incubation periods of a few weeks to months where as sand fly fever, a viral disease, has an incubation period of just a few days.
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