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red bumps that look like bug bites

A 8-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience Pediatrics
A photo: would help. Bug bites do not spread but scabies does. Have him examined please.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
14 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Yes: Skin that is very dry can develop irritation. The best treatment would probably be to use a cream that is both an exfoliant and emollient. I general ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joram Seggev
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
May be insect bites: You may have bed bugs, in which you may have to be treated appropriately. Allergy is a possibility as well as some other diseases. However, if you hav ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sarah Kohl
34 years experience Travel Medicine
Variable: Hiv is a viral infection. Some people get a rash from the virus itself, some get rashes from the medications used to treat it, and some get rashes fr ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ellen Altenburg
30 years experience Pediatrics
See MD: Tough to tell without seeing them. Insect bite reactions can be large and warm to the touch, but so can a skin infection. I'd a a physician look at th ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Don't know: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
Sounds like bites: don't scratch try OTC hydrocortisone, if not clearing see dermatologist
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
May need antibiotics: Rashes are difficult to describe in words. If a person got an ankle rash after playing outdoors, that might mean bug bites or plant exposures. A prima ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Tm you need to see m: Sounds like scanies with way you prescribe it. Gi to doctor ASAP for treatment

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