A 36-year-old member asked:
Disclaimer

giaant red welts from bug bites - what is this?

1 doctor answer
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not answerable.: It is often difficult to distinguish a bite from one insect from another. However spider bite often gets larger and infected.
Answered on Aug 26, 2014
1
1 comment
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
A Verified Doctor commented
A US doctor answered Learn more
May have an exuberant reaction, with release of histamine. Apply bennadryl cream every 3 hours, plus cortaid cream.
Aug 26, 2014

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

Related questions:

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Itchy spot: Could be many things as need a picture perhaps. Best to get examination. Could be eczema for a an example
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Call: Call your pediatrician. Bites may be from any number of different insects, and rx may vary. Call the pro.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
? Urticaria: and could chronic if that has been going on for sometime, please see an allergist, if not, could be just acute urticaria and will go on its own, OTC ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Need to be seen: And examined, unfortunately, without at least visual inspection, we can't really help, could be very well an infected area and needs prescription medi ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month