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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Bites: Spots may not be bites at all, but acne. See your dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment.

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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Cortisone cream: I would advise using a topical cortisone cream and keeping the scalp clean with a gentle shampoo. watch for signs of infection. Please follow up with ... Read More
Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
Topical creme: Hydrocortisone ointment
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
But bites: A cluster of bug bites in one area overnight is suspicious of bed bugs. They often are elusive and I recommend you Google how and where to best look f ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: You won't scar from insect bites. However, you do need to take steps to fumigate the place and get rid of the bugs. You need to speak with a pest ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Bed bug bites don't: usually look like bruises. Bed bug bites may have no sx's/signs except for 2 small skin puncture points. A reaction may show from an hr to several day ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Bed bugs?: Are you sure they are bedbugs? How long have you have them and do they come and go? They should not cause numbness in your thumb. See your doctor for ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
There may be : A red, raised area that may itch intensely sometimes there can be a series of linear lesions.
A 14-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Annoying: Don't scratch. A simple over the counter Hydrocortisone cram applied 2-3 times daily plus an oral antihistamine such as Claritin (loratadine) or zyrte ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Well...: Here are some tell tale signs that your bites are being caused by bedbugs. First you may notice blood smears on your bedding (yes this is your bloo ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Bed Bugs: Oral or topical antihistamines for itchy bites. If you develop a skin infection from scratching bedbug bites, your doctor may prescribe an antibiotic. ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
14 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Skin rashes: First, you need to make sure your suspicion is correct since many skin rashes may look like bed bug bites. A folliculitis, skin boil due to infections ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
44 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Like impetigo: Bed bug bites look like any insect bite.The fact that you wake up with them & they are numerous alerts you that you're sleeping with an uninvited gues ... Read More
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