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Small child, bites on shoulder, black specks larger than pin head. Treatment?

My 6 year old daughter had what looked to be like bug bites in her shoulder and one had a black speck on larger than a pin head. After taking a closer look it appeared to have what looked to be many small clear legs attached to the skin similar to a small tick but with more legs and they were clear looking. This was in XXXXX
Asked On : Wed, 15 Aug 2012
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hi
thanks for your query
the disease transmiited by bug is chagas disease . this disease occurs only in america
once bug bites acute feature will develop after about 5-7 day only if it transmit trpypanosoma cruzi .

not to be worry if no acute symptom develop .

remove all the bug . use net to prevent the child form bug bites.
give antihistaminic to prevent irritation

Answered: Wed, 6 Feb 2013
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