Vista de cerca de una picadura de pulga
Las pulgas son insectos que se alimentan de sangre. Al momento de la picadura, se produce una reacción alérgica, debido a las sustancias que las pulgas inyectan en la piel, causando dolor y prurito.
Last reviewed 6/9/2011 by David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine; Jatin M. Vyas, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Assistant in Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.
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