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Insect bite like flea but is watering

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kyon Hood
Pediatrics 20 years experience
Unlikely: There are many ways to try to treat or soothe insect bites, but applying anything warm is not one of them. With most insect bites, there is a histami... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
Dermatology 50 years experience
Masking: Hot water may cause irritation/burning sensation. Such nerve signals would mask the itching sensation from the bites. You feel good because you don't ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bark
Dermatology 49 years experience
Insect bite: Most likely, though this is not a diagnosis, this liquid is serum which comes out between the cells of the skin. It can be a reaction to inflammation ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
Dermatology 25 years experience
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 female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Watch for infection: Since the lesion has broken out already, topical cortisone may be applied away from the open area. Keep an eye on any pus coming out since this may in... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Some thoughts...: A bug bite is usually ok if it looks like a typical small (1/4 to 1 inch wide) mosquito or flea bite. If there is a lot of swelling, a doctor should ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Ahearn
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Bite: unless you have a definite bite you need to be concerned about a staff infection that may require drainage with or without antibiotics. You should ha... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
Hives or bite?: If you have not been bitten by an insect, your rash can be hives and can get worse. If you have been scratching an insect bite it can get infected. Se... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
Have it checked: "might" be a fungal infection, but could be many other things--should have your dr or an urgent care visit or dermatology consult to look at it & reco... Read More

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