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Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
No: You can't get HIV that way.

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience in Internal Medicine
Clean, ice, caladryl: A bug bite introduces a minute puncture wound in the skin, which is the body's most important barrier to infections, and is the largest organ of the b ... Read More
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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Need to see: a picture of the bite please
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Satish Sundar
33 years experience in Pediatrics
Should be seen: If it is itchy, oozing , crusty and increasing in size or tender, it should be seen.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
It you have a rash: That is continuing to spread - you may have an allergic reaction. Recommend medical eval.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience in Dermatology
BUG BITES: How do you know they are bug bites? If they itch over-the-counter Hydrocortisone might work. Why do you have to know the kind of bug?
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
They may: Depending on the extent of inflammation, your pigmentation, any foreign bodies (such as stingers) andd the degree of envenomation, bug bite will produ ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. TORY MCJUNKIN
18 years experience in Pain Management
Shingles pain: Shingles is a painful nerve and skin condition caused by the virus herpes zoster and occurs in a dermatomal pattern. Usually there are several lesson ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Inflammation: Blue or purple can sometimes occur if the insect has an anticoagulant when it stings (such as a mosquito).
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chi Nguyen
23 years experience in Pediatrics
Maybe not always.: When ever you get fluid filled bubble on your skin, it's a sign of skin injury, which can be either form infection, insect bite or iritation.
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