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what kind of bug bite leaves a bruise

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience Family Medicine
Two questions: There is not one kind of bug that can have a bite that bruises and swells. Gastroenterologists deal with stomach issues.

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Bruising can : Sometimes occur with spider bites.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Nonspecific.: A brown recluse spider bite can sometimes be mistaken for a severe bruise, but that is serious business. If the area grows rapidly worse and takes on ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Nonspecific: finding as it can occur with a # of types of insects.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
From what I have: Read this is not limited to one species. Seek medical care asap if you think a spider bit you ; you have severe pain (can be felt at bite site ; possi ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
35 years experience Pediatrics
This could be a: spider bite. But it is hard to tell without seeing it. If it's not healing, please have your doctor look at it.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not if it doesn't: Appear infected and is not continuing to enlarge. I believe one reason that mosquito bites bruise may be that the female mosquito deposits saliva that ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends: As long as no pus shows up and the lesion is not getting worse, just watch . The bruise may take a couple of weeks to subside. If getting worse, see ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Unable to answerr: without photo documentation.

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