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Mosquito bite ring

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Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Need more info: Your question got truncated so I'll answer the best I can. In short, without more info it is hard to advise. It sounds like a bite of some kind but ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Pediatrics 35 years experience
See a doctor: That description sounds a bit like what early lyme disease can look like.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
See doctor: If you live in an area known to have Lyme disease problem, best to consult your doctor to get treated for it just in case.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jaiprakash Thakor Jairam
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Tick-bite: You have not given a time frame.Generally a bite mark which darken/black after time in veld could indicate tick-bite .Generally easy to identify and t... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Possible infection: I suggest application of triple antibiotic ointment and make an appointment to see your PCP for a definitive excam.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Evaluation: It's very important to see it to make a diagnosis. Are you sure it was not a tick bite? Since it is not healing, please get him evaluated by a doctor.... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Something else?: Mosquito bites are sometime painful, usually itchy but really rare to not heal or get infection. Could you have gotten bitten by another critter - es... Read More
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Some thoughts...: For bites, some people take over-the-counter Claritin, Zyrtec, or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to block histamine which causes itching. Putting hydrocor... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
Dermatology 25 years experience
Hmm...: If the bites are inflamed then you possibly could use some cover-up makeup to make them less noticeable. Treating them topically with a steroid can al... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Not possible: Although topical cortisone may work but would not work overnight. Injecting the area with kenalog (triamcinolone) may, but it would be like swatting ... Read More

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