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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

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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.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
50 years experience Dermatology
Treat like any bites: Bed bug bites are no different from bites from other insects like ants or mosquitos. Anti-itching cream, cortisone cream, antihistamins(oral medicines ... Read More
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Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Treat bed bugs first: Eradicate bed bugs first. The bites will resolve but can be treated with topical steroids.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Bed bugs: True bed bugs are very small. To see the bites you have to look with a magnifying glass - they also really do not lay eggs on the skin and even if the ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
If the lesions are : Only on the eye lids - i would be doubtful that they were bedbugs. Bites are usually in areas that are exposed while sleeping-arms, shoulders, neck & ... Read More
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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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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 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Bed bug bites: wash with soap and water, apply OTC anti itch cream, you might need an antihistaminic as well to help the itch, but might make you drowsy, so take it ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
42 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Bed bug bites: The bites themselves are not self-perpetuating and they do not spread, but they are sometimes extremely itchy. Antihistamines can be used for the itch ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Bed bugs: You can take antihistamines if you feel itchy. Topical steroid creams can be used on lesions. For a severe allergic reaction to bites – please seek me ... Read More

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