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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
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39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
? Solar urticaria: From ultraviolet rays exposure, rash will go away, OTC antihistamines and anti itch creams will help, if not please see your doctor, avoid tanning b ... Read More

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
24 years experience Dermatology
Possible: Some people can get a "heat rash" that worsens when the skin is hot and usually gets better when cooled. However, to really be certain you should have ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience Pediatrics
As with... : ...Most things on the skin, a doctor needs to actually look at this to see what it is. It could be bites, or it could be an infection of the skin ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
? Impetigo: What you describe sounds suspicious for impetigo, a strep infection of your skin. You can have a tiny break in your skin that you were not even aware ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
40 years experience Pediatrics
Insect bites: Any insect bite can burn and itch but fire ants are the ones that probably are on the top of the list. You should seek medical care right away if this ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
OK,...: Tough to know what this exactly without an exam. Sounds like a progression of the healing process, and hopefully you will not acquire scars form the ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivy Fisher
43 years experience Pediatrics
Bites: Assuming not red or discharge in the lesions, you can safely apply Hydrocortisone 1% 3x/d locally and if itchy Benadryl 25 mg po q 6-8 hrs. The white ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
? fire ants : Fire ants bites cause burning pain and in some individuals may lead 2 a severe allergic reaction, mainly present in southern us, another possibility i ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Bug bites create a red, swollen, warm area called a local reaction and can become infected like any other bite. Seek medical treatment if your are co ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Most insect which draw a blood meal though a bite will cause a local reaction with redness, swelling, warmth and itch. It is often impossible to tell ... Read More

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