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What are the harmful effects of flea bites on infants?

I m trying to get my boyfriend and father of my 6 week old baby to understand how bad flea bites can be for a baby so young. Could you give me any feedback information that i can print out and show to him so he understands how it might be in our best interest to get rid of our dog who is constantly loaded with them? Nothing seems to get rid of them on him so i know they re just going to keep getting worse. Thank you!
Asked On : Tue, 11 Sep 2012
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Flea bites are very dangerous to an infant 6 week old,sometimes even may produce severe anaphylacticshock.Try to avoid the source.Almost,the baby is new born,immunologically not mature,so be careful.
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