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I WAS BITTTEN BY, I THINK DEER TICKS. LITTLE FLAT RED SPOTS

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I WAS BITTTEN BY , I THINK DEER TICKS. LITTLE FLAT RED SPOTS THAT ITCH LIKE CRAZY.
I MEAN NONSTOP ITCHING. WHAT CAN I DO TO STOP THE ITCH?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Chaithanya replied 1 year ago.

Hello,

I'm Dr Chaithanya, experienced Physician attending you

Wash the area with antibacterial soap and water

Apply a cold compression on the bte site/ ice packed towel or so

You can apply a hydrocortisone cream on to the bite site

Take a benadryl tablet, if required twice a day

You can take Ibuprofen in case of severe pain

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