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Bed bug bites white head

A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 37 years experience
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
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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
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
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Bites: Spots may not be bites at all, but acne. See your dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
Dermatology 51 years experience
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
Dermatology 47 years experience
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
Pain Management 40 years experience
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
Psychiatry 26 years experience
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
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Rheumatology 53 years experience
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
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
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
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Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
Allergy and Immunology 43 years experience
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
Psychiatry 26 years experience
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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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Observation: Observation for possible secondary bacterial infection and an antihistamine for the itch and inflammation (if present). Also, over the counter streng... Read More
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