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What's Going Around - Week of July 9, 2017

Here is what's going around for the week of July 9, 2017. (WHAM photo)

(WHAM) - Here is what's going around for the week of July 9, 2017.

Dr. David Carlson from UR Medicine Urgent Care in Farmington is treating tick bites. Dr. Carlson said to use a repellent containing deet when going into a field or woods, and to inspect your skin when you return to check for attached ticks.

Dr. Matthew Capuano from UR Medicine Urgent Care in Penfield is seeing strep throat cases.

Dr. Capuano said to avoid sharing food or drink and to use Tylenol or ibuprofen for pain or fever. Patients should also stay hydrated and get plenty of rest.

Your doctor or healthcare provider can give you the best advice.

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