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Brown Triangular Itchy Bugs
I have small, brown, winged bugs in my hair, but they're bigger than lice. Plus, my scalp is very itchy. What do I do?
Probable lice.: Hello. Actually the kind of bugs you're describing DO sound like lice, and they can cause scalp itching. There are several non-prescription products available such as permethrin that can be applied, followed by combing out the eggs with a nit comb. You could also use a "smother" technique with Cetaphil cleanser blow-dried into the air and left on overnight. It is also important to wash fomites ...Read more
That could be : A number of things. Sorry, won't be able to pin that down for you. ...Read more
Can you tell me what kind of bug bit me? I know it's not a mosquito. Although it's very itchy. Thank you, Amy
Bug bite: Greetings. I'm sorry Amy, I don't think that anyone can answer this question except someone who saw and who could identify the bug that bit you. ...Read more
I have multiple bug bites from over a week ago. Reddish, 2-3 inches in diameter. Not itchy, no other symptoms.
I have another bite that I did not scratch and it went away. I was wondering if I made it worse by scratching. ?
Avoid scratching: In order to help your bites heal I would avoid scratching. Your nails are dirty as well and puts you at risk for skin infection. Take OTC antihistamines to help with itch symptoms if applicable and apply OTC hydrocortisone cream to areas that are affected to reduce symptoms. See primary doctor if bites look infected. ...Read more
I have a large brown Itchy circle patch on my ankle that started a year ago and has since doubled in size and Is spreading to other areas?
I have 1 small itchy bump that won't go away. Thought it was a bug bite, but it's been weeks. When I scratch, it becomes ashy around the bump.?
Have it evaluated.: It is possible that there might be a small smoldering infection in the center of that lesion. Either way if it will not go away then see your dr. As some skin cancers may present that way and can be treated easily through excision. Have it evaluated. ...Read more
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