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What kind of bug bite leaves a tiny circle on your skin

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Christine Lee
28 years experience Dermatology
Tick bite: A tick bite can look like a bull's eye. It's important to see your doctor if you see a tick or suspect a tick bite because they can carry lyme diseas ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
19 years experience Dermatology
Many: Unfortunately many insect bites can create this reaction.

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Dr. Joy Jackson
19 years experience Family Medicine
You : You could be dealing with an allergic reaction, scabies, bed bugs(mites) etc. It is difficult to say. Has your boyfriend experienced symptoms as of no ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Not every one has a: Reaction to bed bugs. Bed bug bites may have no sx's/signs except for 2 small skin puncture points. A reaction may show from an hr to several days l ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colton Bradshaw
Specializes in Pediatrics
Almost any can ...: There are classic insect bites that leave a hole--the mosquito & the tick, for example. Truly any bug with a "proboscis" or snout that is genetically ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
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57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Any: There is no way to tell which bug bite causes a certain coloration on the skin since the coloration is more an individual response than from the bite ... Read More
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Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
36 years experience Pediatrics
This sounds like it: might be an infection, as opposed to a bug bite. Of course if you're somewhere where there are insects out at this time of year, it's possible. I woul ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 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
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Dr. Scott Lindquist
29 years experience Pediatrics
Bug Bites: Although bug bites can be dramatic and even hurt when you get bit, most heal well as you describe. You have looked for all the concerns that would s ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Bug bite: Please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. It is very likely that the team can take care of you but they might also need to discu ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Dermatologist: This sounds like a benign lesion like a dermatofibroma or inclusion cyst but have it checked. A dermatologist could diagnose it for you if your pcp c ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
39 years experience Family Medicine
1 Look=1000 words: Too hard to tell from this limited information. Go see your family doctor or a dermatologist and have them look at it. Chances are they can take one l ... Read More
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