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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Source of bites: First you need to find out where these bugs are coming from. Next you may try some otc Hydrocortisone cream. If this is a recurrent issues, call an ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Bugs: Bugs bites are the reaction to different, well, bug bites. These could be mosquitos, chiggers, fleas, bed bugs. "bug bites" is really a broad category ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unsure: If you were in the cast of the "Big Fat Greek Wedding", the answer would be yes. I do not see any therapeutic effect from it but it may soothe the itc ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Bug bites: Any allergic reaction to a bug bite can itch however, spider bites, and deer fly are less likely to cause an allergic reaction than fire ants, mosquit ... Read More
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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 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Silverman
Specializes in Infectious Disease
Very difficult: Its not really important which type as they are all treated in the same way.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Rupp
20 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Difficult to say: It is hard to say without knowing what the rash looks like and how and where the bites have occurred.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
13 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Bug bites prevention: Outdoor activities expose you to getting bug bites. Wearing long sleeve shirts, pants instead of shorts, shoes but not flip flop or sandals and insect ... Read More
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
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Duane Gels
36 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Many: Papular urticaria, as it is called, is what is typically seen from bites by mosquitos, spiders, etc. Usually reactions to the saliva trigger itching, ... Read More

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