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I was bitten "I thought" by fleas. When I saw the doctor, I

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I was bitten "I thought" by fleas. When I saw the doctor, I found, instead that flea eggs had gotten into my system. I have fleas appearing on skin and in bowel movement. I have seen a couple of infectious disease doctors, but thus far, they have no answer, except for a topical drug, which has not helped. I lost 40 lbs. in 2 months with no change in eating
habits. Most of the infectious disease MDs in this metro area do not even treat parasites of any kind. I am at my wits end as I continue to get worse. I called Mayo Clinic, but there was a 3 month wait. Turns out, that would have been much quicker. I am at my "wits end". I have seen Derms and I.D. physicians.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

Thanks for this question

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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

Have you seen a parasitologist?