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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
41 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Bed bug bites/spider: Bed bug bites are usually very itchy red bumps in multiple locations, often scattered around on the trunk and/or extremities. There's no pain. Black w ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
SIZE OF TICKS: TICKS VARY IN SIZE AND SHAPE. I AM AFRAID YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO TELL. IF YOU STILL HAVE IT, YOU COULD TAKE A PHOTO OF IT AND CHECK WITH YOUR PCP. HE ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Unlikely: Crabs or Pubic lice are VERY VEY tiny usually clear (no color) or white...That bug was probably an "incidental" creature from outside your bathroom! ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Lots: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
They tend to bite : All over. Bed bug bites may cause no symptoms or signs in some people. When there is a reaction, it may not show until several days after the bed bug ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Most insect which draw a blood meal though a bite will cause a local reaction with redness, swelling, warmth and itch. It is often impossible to tell ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Dr Pest Control: Most likely benign, but need better description. Call a pest control company.
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Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
41 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Staph versus bed bug: Bed bug bites are red bumps, but they don't usually have pus in them. They look more like a hive or mosquito bite than an infected boil. When pus is p ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Bed bugs do.: Here are some tell tale signs that your hotel room could be infested w bedbugs. First you may notice blood smears on bedding. Blood smears usually tur ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Most insect which draw a blood meal though a bite will cause a local reaction with redness, swelling, warmth and itch. It is often impossible to tell ... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No major difference: but African Americans do tend to scar more if the bite is scratched or infected.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Armstrong
23 years experience Dermatology
Keratosis Pilaris: I assume they are at the thigh area. If they are, most likely benign bumps called keratosis pilaris. The bumps can be smoothed out by lotions that c ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
37 years experience Dermatology
Not especially: Bed bugs crawl on the skin and more likely will bites in different locations but specially on exposed areas of the skin on the arms and legs.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
See below: The bug bites create a red, swollen, warm area called a local reaction and can become infected like any other bite. Seek medical treatment if your ar ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Cause of itch?: Whatever the cause of the itching, repeated scratching will cause skin spots and lesions as a result. Sometimes moisturizing cream can help. Or calomi ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Most insect which draw a blood meal though a bite will cause a local reaction with redness, swelling, warmth and itch. It is often impossible to tell ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Itchy bumps...: ...In chains and clusters - the bites themselves don't look any different than mosquito bites, but the clustering pattern is usually distinctive. D ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No, if this is : Likely an allergic rxn. See dr. Bites may cause no sx's/signs except for 2 small points where skin was punctured. When there's a reaction, it may sh ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Papular urticaria: A localized form of hives that comes up after you scratch it is called papular urticaria, and often it is indeed caused by a bug bite. Try applying ov ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Bed bug bites may : Cause no sxs or signs. When there is a reaction, it may not show until several days after the bed bug has bitten. It can cause pink, swollen, itchy sk ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Most insect which draw a blood meal though a bite will cause a local reaction with redness, swelling, warmth and itch. It is often impossible to tell ... 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 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
Look : into other causes like folliculitis.
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