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small bites on legs

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
25 years experience Pediatrics
Rash: A picture would help but getting them examined would work the best
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: You assume they are "bites" without any evidence. You can be absolutely sure the have nothing to do with any spiders. It is probably something else. A ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Possibly but: The bruise will likely go away in a couple of weeks. However if you live in areas where Lyme disease (carried by a deer tick) is endemic, see your do ... Read More
Dr. Julan Crane
25 years experience Pediatrics
Insect bites: If there is no pain and it's improved then it will continue to heal.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Lesions: I can understand why you would want to identify the cause. However, to give you an accurate diagnosis it would need to be visualized and history woul ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
36 years experience Pediatrics
Reaction, infection?: My two thoughts are a significant local reaction or a local infection. Since it is itchy, I'd go first with the local allergic reaction. Topical calam ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
25 years experience Family Medicine
May be infected: See if the redness spreads over the next 24 hours - if it does then you need to see a doctor to check for skin infection.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadeem Shaikh
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Chiggers: Trombiculidae (also called berry bugs, harvest mites, red bugs, scrub-itch mites and aoutas) are a family of mites.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
It happens: Some bugs like ate scent of one person better than another. The only way to know which bugs are involved is to catch them in the act.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. Your description suggests v ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Unknown: There are only a few bugs that leave a distinctive enough wound to tell what they were made by.Your description is fine, it just doesn't provide enou ... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Maybe: You should see your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. Your leg could be infected.

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