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rash that looks like bug bites but spreads

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience Internal Medicine
A rash and gardening: Can be related.C ur doc or a dermatologist for a diagnosis, treatment and a cure.K?

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Needs examination: Possibilities are endless. Fungal infection? Dermatitis? Allergy? You need an examination by a doctor
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Cannot say: Rashes often require a direct exam for their character & distribution to begin the process of a proper label. Those localized to a single region a ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
11 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See Doctor: Unfortunately your description is not sufficient to make a diagnosis. Given that the rash is spreading the best thing to do is to have your boyfriends ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
See doctor: This is impossible to diagnose without seeing the rash and getting a thorough history. See your doctor.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
It is possible.: There are many things that could cause a skin rash. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bit ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
24 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: Unless you have traveled someplace tropical the chances this is an insect infestation are low. However, until you have been examined "bugs" cannot be ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Bug bites: Send a photo to confirm but could be bed bugs bites or from spider or mosquito. Consult with us to help further.
A male asked:
Dr. Anthony Fritz
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Dermatitis: Most likely a contact dermatitis from something that was in contact with your legs or possibly a lotion that was put on your legs. See a health provid ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
22 years experience Pediatrics
Scabies?: If they are very itchy and spreading mostly in your warmer areas such as waist, armpits, between fingers, may be scabies. They are mites spread by dir ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
52 years experience Dermatology
Could be many things: Red bumps on the skin could represent many things. If they itch, they could be bites from fleas, mosquitos of other insects. If they don't itch, they ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Needs visual eval ;: More history. There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation.
A member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
? : Have you brushed up against any soft cactuses? The small spines can cause same pinpoint red bumps that are itchy/ tingly. Other contact irritations ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bryan
31 years experience Dermatology
Eczema: Eczema, in the new, or acute stage, can look a lot like an itchy, weepy poison ivy rash. It is usually limited to a localized area, rather than be sp ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lorrie Klein
35 years experience Dermatology
Leg rash: Could be from shaving, if it's spreading it could be folliculitis. You might need an antibiotic so see your dermatologist.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin blisters. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, v ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Not HIV: Sounds like urticaria. Or it may be bedbug bites. HIV doesn't present like this. You're an adult and you should get a HIV check yearly if you can.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Leave it alone.: I generally don't recommend popping blisters of any kind unless they are painful, because of the risk of infection. If it's not bothering you, cover i ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Bite: Can be an insect bite and can also be hives. The rash needs to be examined by a doctor for proper diagnosis.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Li-Yu Mitchell
21 years experience Family Medicine
Possible: Herpetic rash tends to be in a cluster of small blisters that can be itchy or can burn and be painful. The blisters then can break leaving the area wi ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glenn Burns
18 years experience Emergency Medicine
Need more info: Red, raised bumps with clear vessels are macuvesicualr rashes. These can be caused by viral infections, medications and reactions from things on the ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes but: The very first mosquito bite may not induce itching but subsequent ones will since one then becomes allergic to the components in the venom. Not all i ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a prope ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Rash: Have it seen or send a picture. Spider bites can cause blisters and there are infectious rashes like chickenpox that can do the same. All the best and ... Read More
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