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Bump from tick bite

I was bitten by a tick about a month ago was told I had Rocky Mountain Spotted fever, I never had any of the symptoms but I was on doxyclin.  I still have a bump where I was bitten by the tick, it doesn't hurt or itch but it is just there.  I am not sure if this is something I should be concerned about.  

Thanks.
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How did they make your diagnosis?  Most bites do not cause any disease.  Unless the tick stays on for several days it is unlikely that you will have tick-borne illness.  It is not uncommon for the bumps to remain for weeks or months.
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is a bump from a tick bite a normal reaction
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The ER physician removed a deeply impeded wood tick Nov. 15 from my abdomen. Nothing took the red itchy hard subcutaneous "bump" away, although cortisone ointment helped cool down the itch.  I saw a dermatologist March 16. He called it a granuloma and injected the area with cortisone.  Within a week, it has resolved.  There is just a pale purplish scar.  The bump is gone and there is no itch.  Sweet relief after 4 months of annoyance!!
See a dermatologist.
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