A 44-year-old member asked:
can you tell the difference between bug bites and mosquito bites? is it possible?
1 doctor answer
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Only some: The obvious answer is that if you have seen or killed the bug itself. You can probably tell whether a spider has bitten you or not since the bite is usually solitary and tends to spread, darken, and get infected over a day or so. On most occasions, it would be the environment where you get the bites which would provide the best clue.
Answered on Dec 11, 2015
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