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Bug bite with white head

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Maybe not bugs: This doesn't sound like bug bites, which usually don't result in whiteheads. Other possibilities depend on exact locasion. Acne seems likely... Read More

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
If....: Fever develops, there is a spreading rash from the injury or a generalized rash appears, or any purple spots that do not blanch on pressure. Try warm... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 55 years experience
Very possible: If there are bugs in your area. It is winter here.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Big bite: Keep it clean and apply a topical antibiotic cream and if it itches use over the counter hydrocortisone two times a day. If pain develops get it exam... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
Plastic Surgery 34 years experience
Wash and keep clean: Do not pick. Wash and keep clean. A small amount of salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide may help.
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics 30 years experience
Treat skin gently: Avoid squeezing or scratching at skin lesions, cover with a thick emollient, and protect lesions from the sun.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sire
Dermatology 54 years experience
Irritant reaaction: Although isopropyl alcohol is an excellent agent as an antibacterial, it is very drying because of its high alchol content. Care must be taken in its... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Zachary
Wilderness Medicine 25 years experience
Usually not: Usually not; this is more commonly see with fire ant bites. However, if local bacterial infection results from the mosquito bite, then yes, a whitehea... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
Neurology 36 years experience
Infected: Warm compress, topical antibiotic, have it looked at if it does not get better in a few days.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
You're a man now!: Acne comes and goes for all young man and many older men. It's got nothing to do with what you do in private, or what else may happen as you develop f... Read More

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