A 18-year-old male asked:
I have a red itchy rash that looks like mosquito bites. some of it has clustered on my arm. it is located on my wrists, arms, and stomach. ?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael P Vaughnanswered
Allergy and Immunology 36 years experience
Rash: Rashes are among the most difficult to diagnose without a physicial exam however; some raches have characteristic distribution patterns. Chigger bites can occur in the distribution you describe however, multiple other causes are possible. Accurate diagnosis will require a history and physical exam by an experienced physician, start with a primary care provider, then dermatology.
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Dr. Joel Selteranswered
Pediatrics - Allergy & Asthma 39 years experience
Bedbugs or virus: While viral illness could be the cause, don't forget about bedbug ties. Also need to consider what medications/vitamins have recently been taken.
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Last updated Aug 29, 2017
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