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Bug bite that like a hickey

A female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
Allergy and Immunology 10 years experience
Hive?: Sounds like this is new for you. If the spots come and go within a 24 hour period, then almost certainly hives. Watch out for new foods or personal ... Read More

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Spider bite?: This may be from a spider bite. If there is no warmth or pus at the site, you may try topical hydrocortisone cream. But if the area gets really infla... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Likely unrelated: Unless you had abnormal friction from the towel, it is unlikely that the towel is to blame. Painful purple spots sound like purpura, a medical name f... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Unsure: These lesions would need to be examined, a history obtained & other tests may be necessary in order to diagnose them. Usually the lesions needs ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olivia Liao
Ophthalmology 31 years experience
no: Just needs time for the circulation to clear the heme.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Not really: The only way to be sure of what produces a bite is to see the bug in the process. They don't sign their work ! The bodies reaction to bites itself wil... Read More
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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
What's the question?: I would however presume that you want some answer on the Rx. Topical hydrocortisone would be the best best if the skin is not open. As for the type ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Nice try: Appreciate your trying to describe your rash, but you really have to be seen to be diagnosed. Duration of the rash also signals that you need to be e... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 42 years experience
They should appear like that, all will resolve by the end of this week.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Hives or bites: Itchy red bumps on your neck may be hives from an allergy to something internal or something which contacts your neck. Insect bites are possible if th... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Staph Infection: You have a staph infection and it very well may be the MRSA dangerous form of staph. This needs to be evaluated by the family doctor urgently.

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