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Bug bite rash spreading

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Workup: The combination of rashes and joint pain/fatigue may indicate an autoimmune disorder. I would recommend some screening tests to rule out. More inform... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
See a doctor now: This does not sound good and may be infected, so to walk in clinici if you cannot get in to see your primary soon.
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Dr. Lauren Romeo
Wound Care 21 years experience
Clean and cover it.: Wash with soap and water, rinse well and cover the area with a clean bandage. Seek medical attention of redness swelling or pain increases.
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry 24 years experience
Have it evaluated.: Bug bites can lead to significant infections. Have it evaluated by you physician and get the appropriate treatment.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lorne Bigley
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Could be ringworm: This sounds like what is commonly called ringworm, or tinea corporus. This is a common infection caused by a fungus. It is easily treated with Lamisil... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 30 years experience
I would be concerned: You have to keep in mind the possibility of an infection - particularly of mrsa. If you don't see improvement - please see a doctor you may need an or... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 59 years experience
Itches or burns: What is the rash like? Does it itch or burn? If it developed after gardening 6 months ago, it may be from poison ivy. Make sure that all material ha... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Not sure: need more info such as fever, abscess formation red streaks coming form the lesions
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Bendezu
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
NO: If you're referring to fibromyalgia the answer is no. Fibromyalgia is characterized by muscle aches and pains esp over certain "trigger points". As fa... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 21 years experience
Bites: The toxins that are injected from a bite can easily cause a local numbess and skin changes. Bites usually just cause local swelling and redness ... Read More
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Needs examination: Possibilities are endless. Fungal infection? Dermatitis? Allergy? You need an examination by a doctor
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 48 years experience
Drugs: Many things including a drug allergic can cause itching without a rash. Also dry or irritated skin can cause itching without a visible rash.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Moeller
Dermatology 40 years experience
Bug bite: Depends on what bug bite you have. If it is a spider bite, it would be good to see a doctor. Also if it is a tick bite, then you want to make sure i... Read More
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