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15 Oct 2009

Flea Bites
Hi doc

I think I might' ve been bitten by fleas since I have not been out in the bush anywhere and I doubt it is a spider bite but we do have dogs and I' ve seen images of flea bites that look exactly the same to what I have on my skin. It started on Sunday and I just felt a few bumps all clustered together on my skin and today it has started to itch a bit. It does hurt a little but only if I touch it. I' ve been using Anthisan cream for it. What else could work for this.

Thank you.
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CyberDoc
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01 Jan 0001

Hallo JC
If it is a cluster of pimples, just watch out for blisters forming as it could also be the start of Herpes Zoster. If it is just fleabites, Anthisan is the right medication to use.
Dr Bets
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