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Is there a visual difference between tick and mosquito bites
A 33-year-old member asked:
Bariatrics 23 years experience
Usually: There are various types of ticks however most "tick bites" are smaller and less noticeable than the raised and erythematous bites of a mosquito. In a... Read More
6.1k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Dermatology 43 years experience
Som?? sometimes: Usually there are multiple bites with mosquitos. A tick may still be attached at the bite site.
5.2k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 38-year-old member asked:
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Ticks stay on...: ...For a long time (hours to days). Their bites are painless and itchless, and easily missed, especially if covered by hair. Mosquitoes, of course, bi... Read More
6.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Podiatry 28 years experience
The sequele: A tick bite can potentially cause lyme disease, a mosquito can potentially casue west nile virus. They transmit different diseases. (this doesn't mean... Read More
5.6k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 35-year-old male asked:
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Blood test: Call your physician or go to an urgent care clinic for examination and the tests will be ordered.
200 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 48-year-old member asked:
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Dz transmission: Both have potential to transmit infectious diseases.
5.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 26-year-old female asked:
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Infected insect bite: If you have swelling, tenderness or enlargement of insect bites, they may be infected. You should seek medical attention as such infection can potent... Read More
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A female asked:
Family Medicine 43 years experience
You : You should see a physician to get the tick carefully removed. Some ticks are capable of transmitting disease, including lyme disease. The tick can b... Read More
5.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 33-year-old female asked:
Emergency Medicine 18 years experience
Tick borne illnesses: include many things besides just Lyme. However, most often, a local reaction to a tick bite is simply
inflammation; an expanding, red area of tender... Read More
634 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 22-year-old female asked:
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Absolutely: because of the possibility of your getting
Lyme disease , caused by bacteria
transmitted by ticks. You may need
diagnostic tests and antibiotics.
Pl... Read More
2.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 32-year-old male asked:
A Verified Doctoranswered
Don't be.: The story is not consistent with Lyme disease. The tick has to be attached for at least 12 hours to infect.
3.9k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 44-year-old member asked:
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Only some: The obvious answer is that if you have seen or killed the bug itself. You can probably tell whether a spider has bitten you or not since the bite is u... Read More
4.9k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
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