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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
What it says.: If you get stung or bitten by an insect, and you are allergic to the insect's venom or saliva, you develop an allergic reaction to the sting or bite. ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Shenenberger
25 years experience Dermatology
Allergy: Insect venom is made usually of proteins. Our immune system can develop antibodies to these venom proteins. This reaction will cause certain immune sy ... Read More

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Dangerous?: Doesn't sound like it is especially if it is just marks and no symptoms, pain, fever, redness swelling or itching? Sure it was an insect bite? Hard to ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Insect bites ?: See a dermatologist to see if they are really insect bites and not something else.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
46 years experience Pediatrics
M inimize itching: Try something like calomine lotion to minimize itching.Make sure they are not infected.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Be seen.: First question is are they really insect bites or some other rash? Some people can have an allergic reaction to insect bites called papular urticaria. ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
Doesn't matter...: ...What bit you. Insect bites are insect bites; they are all treated the same way, usually with corticosteroid creams, plus an antibiotic if an infect ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
Sounds reasonable: Toes are a common location for bug bites, and bites tend to itch, so it's certainly possible that that's what you have. Without seeing your feet, ther ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Yes: He should see dermatologist for evaluation for skin biopsy.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
45 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Try Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or: cover with Neosporin and a bandaid. Distract yourself from scratching. Once they are scratched vitamin E or Me derm may help. Avoid touching as scratc ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. HECTOR Franco
46 years experience Dermatology
Not a good idea: "popping" or pinching of insect bites does not speed up their resolution and may lead to scarring or infection.
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