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A 47-year-old member asked:

Tiny itchy growth on skin. itches up like a bug bite only after i scratch it?

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 45 years experience
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 over-the-counter Hydrocortisone cream instead of scratching it. If it persists, see a dermatologist.
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