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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
38 years experience Podiatry
Spider: Some spider bites can lead to major infections especially if redness occurs and spreads. See infectious disease doctor.
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Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
See below: Try using Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream.
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Make sure it's : A spider bite. Mrsa infections often are misdiagnosed as spider bites.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
41 years experience Pediatrics
Bug bites: Some insects can cause a venomous bite, meaning it can cause redness and swelling and itching. If it is really bad you should have it checked out to m ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Can't tell: If it is a cluster, it is unlikely to be from mosquito. Also they may not be from a bug bite at all. See your doctor especially if the lesions get ... Read More
Dr. Natalie Hodge
26 years experience Pediatrics
Clustered Rash: We do not know the age of your little brother which might guide us in learning about this rash. 6 or 7 little spots which look like "bug bites" to yo ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Sounds like you: are developing a serious infection at the site of the bite. Make an appointment with a health care provider as soon as possible for evaluation and ant ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
45 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Hard to say: Often blistering is related to a spider bite, but can be caused by another insect. Tick bites usually cause a hard centre. Keep them clean, use a medi ... Read More
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Bug bite: Keep it clean. Use an over the counter anti-itch cream . If it starts to turn red and the redness spreads out more than a few centimeters or starts st ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See doctor: If these have been present for less than a week or so, it is ok to use Hydrocortisone cream. But if it is getting worse or lasting longer than that, y ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fred Birnbaum
43 years experience Podiatry
Bug bite reaction: Assuming it is definitely a bug bite, this is probably more bites or reaction to any venom injected by the insect. See your pcp if it doesn't improve ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marshall Solomon
48 years experience Podiatry
Inflammation or cell: Inflammatory reaction or cellulitis. If red streaks are moving up your leg it is usually cellulitis and will necessitate an antibiotic. If localize ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
Can't guess: without more information. Best bet would be to ask around in your location as to which insect bites cause very large swellings. You my also be aller ... Read More
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