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Flea Bites

Flea Bites Causes

Flea bites are caused by a parasitic insect named siphonaptera. It is one of the most common parasitic insects known to man, next to head lice. Fleas live on animal fur, such as dogs.

Flea Bites Definition

Flea bits are itchy spots that occur on the skin due to bites of parasitic insects called fleas.

Flea Bites Diagnosis

Flea bites are diagnosed by physical examination.

Flea Bites Symptoms and Signs

Flea bites are characterized by swollen red spots on the skin. These spots are itchy, and may cause rashes and sores due to incessant scratching.

Flea Bites Treatment

Flea bites can be treated with calamine lotion to ease the itchiness. Rubbing alcohol is also recommended to disinfect the skin as well as keep the bites from swelling.

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