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Chiggers (cont.)

When to Seek Medical Care

Chigger bites can typically be managed at home without the need for medical care. However, medical care should be sought if a person has been bitten by a chigger and develops signs of a secondary bacterial infection of the skin (spreading areas of redness, warmth, pus, and increasing tenderness or pain).

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/30/2014

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