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do bed bug bites look like pimples

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
There are so many: reasons to have lesions that fit that description that it isn't even reasonable for me to guess at it.
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Photo: documentation is needed for a definitive diagnosis. You can use OTC 1% hydrocortisone cream until seen by your physician- you must be examined for a d ... 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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Dr. Lana Long
Dr. Lana Long answered
32 years experience Dermatology
Small brown pin head: Bed bugs are small, about the size of a pin head, and dark brown in color. They are best spotted at night with a flashlight on light colord sheets. ... Read More
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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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Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience Podiatry
Red spots or bumps: These happen most often while you are alseep, so when you wake up you may find red spots or bumps that itch. They aren't dangerous, but they aren't p ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kiley Reynolds
25 years experience Pain Management
Bed Bugs: No. They have very different characteristics. Please google each and click on images at top to see what each one looks like.
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No major difference: but African Americans do tend to scar more if the bite is scratched or infected.
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Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
41 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Staph versus bed bug: Bed bug bites are red bumps, but they don't usually have pus in them. They look more like a hive or mosquito bite than an infected boil. When pus is p ... 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
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
Sometimes: 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 45-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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