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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lee Perry
Dr. Lee Perry answered
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See your doctor: It could be several things, from insect bites to possibly hives, viral infection, or something else. I would recommend having your physician evaluate ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
22 years experience Pediatrics
Scabies?: If they are very itchy and spreading mostly in your warmer areas such as waist, armpits, between fingers, may be scabies. They are mites spread by dir ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No, if this is : Likely an allergic rxn. See dr. Bites may cause no sx's/signs except for 2 small points where skin was punctured. When there's a reaction, it may sh ... Read More
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Don't pop it: I suggest no home invasive treatment to any of your lesions as this may lead to more inflammation/infection. Put hot pack on it and if it drains on it ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Peppercorn
42 years experience Dermatology
Bed bugs: Itchy red bumps when you awaken in the morning that were not present before you went to bed.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Here you are for the bug, the bites create a red, swollen, warm area called a local reaction and can become infected like any other bite. Seek medica ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Bed bug bites: wash with soap and water, apply OTC anti itch cream, you might need an antihistaminic as well to help the itch, but might make you drowsy, so take it ... Read More
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Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
41 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Bed bug bites: The bites themselves are not self-perpetuating and they do not spread, but they are sometimes extremely itchy. Antihistamines can be used for the itch ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
There may be : A red, raised area that may itch intensely sometimes there can be a series of linear lesions.
A member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Bed Bugs: http://urbanentomology.tamu.edu/bedbugs/bedbugs.html.
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