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Flea Bites

Childhood Skin Problems

Medically Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner, MD on June 22, 2021

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Some people are very sensitive to flea bites -- but scratching can cause awound or infection. The best solution is to get rid of fleas on pets and inyour home. Keep pets out of your bed and be sure to vacuum rugs daily. Sprayinsecticides on infested areas. Consider using a once-a-month insecticide onyour pet. Read more about insect bites, stings, and spider bites.

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