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How to remove red marks after being bitten by fleas?

Hi Last year I had to arrest a Somalian and I thought I got bit by fleas. I have six raised red spots that itch incessantly. I got eczema as a result and have been using betamethasone dipropionate 0.05% (eleuphrat) This cleared the eczema but the original six spot remain and itch even when scratched till bleeding. The cream helps but does not get rid of them. I have no allergies.
Fri, 12 Apr 2019
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Hi,

As per your query you have symptoms of red marks after being bitten by fleas. Need not to worry. I would suggest you use a product containing benzoyl peroxide. Persol forte creme as given to you could benefit to you and along with that wash your face with mild soap and cold water twice a day, exfoliate your face once a week.

You should apply aloe vera gel and apply azelaic acid containing cream twice a day as this is a safe and natural extract of cereals. Drink plenty of water and add fresh fruits and vegetables to your diet. If the condition doesn't start getting better in a month then consult dermatologist Doctor may prescribe antibiotics course and along with that you can go for microabrasion and peeling.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

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Dr. Harry Maheshwari, Dentist
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