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what kind of insect bite leaves a hole in the skin?

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Dr. Colton Bradshaw
Specializes in Pediatrics
Almost any can ...: There are classic insect bites that leave a hole--the mosquito & the tick, for example. Truly any bug with a "proboscis" or snout that is genetically designed by nature to drill or puncture a hole into our skin for a nice blood meal from beneath our outer epidermis. Several varieties of spiders may leave "holes" as well. So, best use your insect repellent (something with deet usually works best!).
Answered on Apr 5, 2019
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