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What does a white ring around bug bite mean?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 34 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 saliva from the mosquito or insect bite.
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