Answers in 'Wilderness medicine'
1 week ago I got a smooth red rash
on my neck (looked like patch of sunburn), now it changed color to light brown and is scabby and dry. Is it normal?
Bug bites. Raised like mosquitoe bites very itchy. Random placement(legs::Lower arms). Now flat and look like hickies. Thoughts on cause?
Brown recluse bite confirmed. What type of Dr. Do I go to for a follow-up, especially if it turns into an open ulcer with tissue damage. Bite has red::Purple center, surrounded by white ring, then wider red ring that is fading. Still burning a lot.
Brown recluse bite 36hrs ago. On antibiotics::Benadryl. Red line coming from it is fading but getting longer-just the lymphatic system working?
Can you build an immunity to Lyme disease without antibiotics? I have had 8 untreated tick bites this year, since moving to NC, removed most quickly.
Can frostbite spread when you've gotten out of the cold?
Can anxiety or worrying cause vision to be weird not right I've been worried over tick bites n being staying lightheaded from panic I think n worried ?
Can one having class 5 farinae allergy do mountain climbing? What to take note?
Can I get rabies from petting a stray puppy and eating with my unwashed hands moments later?
Do you treat Lyme disease?
Does a bat bite feel itching as a mosquito bite feels?
Do I need antibiotic for tick bites o think lone star tick had white spot on it will i know when need antibiotic got myself in panic ?
I had an emergency splenectomy in 1997 and due to the dangers involved in contracting Malaria when traveling to other African countri?
Got edema in ankles and feet on vacation. Then severe sunburn. 5 days later Can't walk. Severe pain. Doctor prescribed lasix, how soon will this help?
Have several bumps on legs that aren't that itchy as well as "scrapes" along side of knee. Could this be poison ivy::Oak? New Bumps are showing up too
Hey is there anything I can do to get rid of a sunburn "fast"??
Husband thinks he has poison ivy in mouth and around nose and eyes what do i do.
Hi, I have a weird bump on my forearm but I looked online to see if it was a insect bite but it was not... thanks!
Hi. its been 20yrz snce i have dogbite, dont have vaccine, and no news for the dog. should i worry about rabies?
Hi - my female partner had recurring dengue fever like symptoms (aching joints::Muscles mostly), but without the rash, and has tested negative for both?
Hi. I was diagnosed with Lyme's disease a few days ago. I've been on 100 mg of doxycycline twice a day for five days now. Should I feel better by now?
I'm fair skinned and do not tan easily. I use sunscreen and avoid over exposure. Is spray tan safe to do? Not sure what is absorbed thru skin.
I've a rash that looks like insect bites (around 70) mainly on my torso (both sides). Feels like bruises, very tender, aching under them. Any ideas?!
I think ant bite me when i was gardening and one of them has bruising around it. It doesn't hurt or itch as much from when it first happened it's bee?
I am experiencing calf pain. The following also describes me: Obesity. Mosquito bite that formed into hard lump. Painful, starting to discolor and darken area.
I have a sun blister, on my bottom lip, how can i speed up the recovery process? Will Aquaphor work?
I am experiencing lip blister and sunburn. How do I treat my lip blisters and are they caused by the sun poisoning?
I live in fort hood and want to know at what age can I start putting sunscreen to my daughter?
I was sunburned and now have a blister on my lip. Is this the same as a cold soar? What is an effective treatment? Maybe polysporn?
I'm terribly afraid of rabies. I saw bats flying around my neighborhood at night. How would I know if I encountered one or they flew down to bite?
I'm terribly afraid of rabies. I was outside the other night and saw bats flying in my neighborhood. None flew down but I'm still scared. ?
I am experiencing tick bite so what is a normal reaction to a tick bite and what does it look like?
I swallowed a live earthworm started squirming in my belly for 10min? Will I be okay
I take celexa 40mg on regular. I was prescribed hydroxyzine hcl 25mg for itching due to bad case of poison oak. I am having sudden squeezing pain thro?
I have this sensation of pims and.needles itching sensation some times when i get from the sun. When i eat something hot like peppers my head feels ho?
I am experiencing soreness or burning inside of mouth and itchy rash on my leg, I believe I may have gotten poison ivy on my leg and scratched it before noticing what it was and maybe I got it on my mouth. Anything I can do to help relieve my mouth?
I have two cluster blisters that are warm to the touch and painful. The area around the bits are a light purple and sore. I was working in the yard th?
I have horseshoe size bruise::Swelling that appeared on top of spine. I didn't do anything too physical and it's not an insect bite
I have poison ivy on my cheek, lip, forehead, arms, abdomen, and genitals..Do i need to go to the emergency room?
I have anxiety and I'm panic over tick bites they weren't engorged but I'm having funny vision n symptoms of anxiety thinking from tick in panic ?
I have about 100 ant bites on my leg. I have refrained from scratching only about 5 of them have burst open. I took benadryl and applied cortizone. My?
I have been having pain that feels like a sunburn since, but there is no change to the look of the skin. No redness, inflammation, or rash. Why?
I been going to doctor after doctor. I am 99.9% sure I have Lyme but the doctors won't listen to me because the blood work comes back negative. What t?
I recently got bitten by a dog and broke skin, after going to the doctor and prescribed amoxicillin, my wounds turned yellow is that normal?
I am experiencing sunburn and it has a blue::Purple undertone, is this bad? what does it mean? It is extremely painful!
I have a tick bite and under the skin is a large hard mass and the skin is red and puffy?
I woke up 24 hours ago with two insect bites and my arm was swollen a little bit I went to work and after I started working with swollen that really b?
I put cortisone cream on my daughter's mosquito bites. She got a little in my mouth and on my skin. I am pregnant. Could this harm the baby?
I went to the doctor yesterday because I have poison ivy on 90% of my body. I was given a shot and some steroids. Now my stomach::Throat hurt today WHY?
I had a TB test done last Tuesday, the nurse said I am negative but I still have a red bump that looks like a mosquito bite on my arm.. is this nor...
I would like help with diagnosis of possible african tick bite fever or other tick borne rickettsial disease?
I have this large bump that started off relatively small. I thought it waa a bug bite, but it grew and became painful to touch. What is it?
I got a red bump, almost like a mosquito bite on my forehead just above my eyebrow. I thought maybe In-grown hair because it's been there for months, ?
I have a red itchy bug bite with a hard red line coming from the center of it. There is also a bruise around the bite. I've drawn around it to see if?
Is the poison harmful,even tho I'm not allergic to bee sting?
I pretty sure got 4 long star tick bites they have white specks got a bite on my neck do I need antibiotic for any illness they carry very worried ?
Is there any research paper regarding humans infected with avian tuberculosis? Because I searched on google scholar it is not providing me what I want
I recently had an abdominal::Pelvic CT, I live at high altitude (Colorado), should I be concerned about my radiation exposure?Should I move to sea lvl?
I got bit by a street cat almost 2-3 years ago.no symptoms.Should i worry about rabies?
If your partner got a chigger bite on his penis is it possible for you to get an infection if you have intercourse?
I just wanted to ask- can avian tuberculosis infect humans? And if yes then till date how many people are infected from that?
I have sun poisoning from the weekend. My les are starting to blister and now I'm experiencing diarrhea. Is this normal or from something unrelated?
I have myself in panic over tick I've had 4 on me will it cause Lyme or neuro issues I think they lone star tick or Bell's palsy ?
If I caught e.cuniculi from my pet rabbit, would I be able to get treatment to rid myself of the parasitic disease? I am a worried pet owner..
I got bit by someone elses dog!The dog had a rabies vaccine though the bite bled alot.now it feels tingly.Should i worry?
Just returned from Costa Rica. Had headache & took 2 ibuprofen. No symptoms of Zika::Dengue, but should I worry about internal bleeding in case?
My daughter found a bug in her hair. Not sure if its a tick, worried about lyme disease, is there anyway to tell?
My daughter got a mosquito bite 2 weeks ago and has been itching it and now it it's turned into a huge bruise. What should I put on it?