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White ring around bug bite

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Insect Bite: The white ring around a bug bite is the ring of valiant and dead white blood cells that have sacrificed themselves fighting the invasion of the toxic ... Read More

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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 43 years experience
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This could be many different things.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
BITE: Needs looked at for proper diagnosis and treatment, as well as to avoid spreading and potential complications.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Infection: Redness and rashes following an insect bite are suspicious for infection. Lyme disease is characterized by a 'bulls-eye' type rash following a tick b... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Pus or Abscess?: Until your doctor examines you this 'bite' should be considered a potential staph infection. It is an urgent problem if there is pus or abscess in the... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Infected Bite: the area is now infected. Don't pop the area of pus. Take him in to be seen today so treatment can be started for Cellulitus and possibly an abscess... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Florence Nwofor
Specializes in Pediatrics
Infected bite: If you have worsening local irritation days after an insect with pus collection chances are that the bite has become infected. The local reaction may ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Mark Lubienski
Thoracic Surgery 37 years experience
Possible: Insect bites are possible but need to make sure it is not ringworm. Your description fits ringworm well. It is a highly contagious fungal infection of... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 33 years experience
You may: be developing an infection/cellulitis, so you should probably have it evaluated.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 43 years experience
Please see: This may be a tick bite. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options.

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