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bug bite looks like bullseye

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Eaton
20 years experience Dermatology
Perhaps lyme disease: Several bites can cause this response, and it most often means nothing to your health, and clears without treatment. Dermatologists consider lyme dis ... Read More

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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Lyme disease: Depending upon what this looks like you may want to be treated for possible Lyme disease. Show this to an experienced clinician, hopefully one who has ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
It happens: You describe a common sequence a bite can trigger. It is not particularly worrisome. I wouldn't read anything special into the bulls eye mark. If you ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erin Robertson
18 years experience General Practice
YES!!!: Sounds like a classic lesion. If your healthcare provider agrees, s/he will want to start you on an antibiotic regimen immediately. Regimen will vary ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Bites: It would be unusual to have 30 bites and not notice a tick. A bullseye rash is very suggestive of bites by a tick. See your doctor and if there is a p ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Rash bulls eye: Have your doctor check it out. Take a picture of it for the record.' It may look different when you get in to see the doctor. Should be checked for ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
NO!!!: A true bullseye rash, known as erythema chronic migrans, is considered pathognomonic of lyme- meaning it alone is sufficient evidence to diagnose l:y ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
30 years experience Family Medicine
Could be bug bite: It is possible for any insect bite to cause inflammation resulting in erythema (redness) resembling erythema chronica migrans, the rash associated wit ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience Internal Medicine
Consultation: Unfortunately you cannot direct a comment to a specific physician thru this Question and Answer box. You can take several up close images of the area ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
29 years experience Internal Medicine
See your doctor: Acute lyme disease can present with those symptoms and the rash like you described. You should see your physician for appropriate testing and medicat ... Read More

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