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do bed bug bites look like blisters

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It is possible but: Can appear different then this description. Bed bug bites may cause no symptoms or signs in some people. When there is a reaction, it may not show unt ... Read More

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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Hartman
38 years experience Dermatology
Wet dressings: Arthropod bites respond to open wet dressings 10 minutes three times daily followed by Hydrocortisone 1% cream . Best to see your md for a stronger co ... Read More
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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Cortisone cream: If they itch, try cortisone cream. If they hurt or do not itch, time will heal it. If it oozes pus, antibiotic cream or an antibiotic may be needed. ... Read More
A 40-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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Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Bed Bugs: http://urbanentomology.tamu.edu/bedbugs/bedbugs.html.
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A 33-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 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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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Bed bug bites may : Cause no sxs or signs. When there is a reaction, it may not show until several days after the bed bug has bitten. It can cause pink, swollen, itchy sk ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
37 years experience Dermatology
Red bumps: Usually a raised red and swollen bump (s) it is typically itchy and when scratched can become open and scabbed.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Bed bug bites may: have no sx's/signs except for 2 small skin puncture points. A reaction may show from an hr to several days later. It can cause itchy, pink, swollen, l ... Read More

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