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Bug Bit Wont Quit Itching
I got bedbug bite, i woke up with itchy pimple.Was putting Gold Bond cream n cortizone, (hydrocortisone)after it spot spread,very red,bigger, itchy. How to treat it?
Bug bites: your homemade remedy is right on. So if it is worse it may mean bacterial infection maye contributing. It is best to have the bite seen by your doctor and perhaps be get some antibiotics. The infection can spread along under the skin tissue so get seen soon! ...Read more
Red bums like rash from neck to butt very itchy has had em about 4 days tried benadryl (diphenhydramine) cortisone cream calamine lotion nothing seems to help?
Eval: Can’t diagnose with available information. Examination, history & possibly other testing would be needed to make an accurate diagnosis. Treatment would be dictated by diagnosis. ...Read more
I have an itchy rash looks like little ant bites. It's been 7 days. Thought it was poison ivy. Nothing is helping. I have scabs from scratching ?
Depends...: ...On how long they have been present. Bites and scratches take time to heal. If it has been a few days, be patient. If it has been weeks or longer, you may have an underlying problem that is preventing you from healing. See your doctor if that is the case. ...Read more
I have red dime size bloches that itch scabs and hurt like infected wont go away 6 monthsmonths neosporone and first aid spray makes it bearable but won't go away?
Dermatologist: Since this problem has been going on for so long I recommend that you consult a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. Insect bites could be one possibility. ...Read more
How do I treat mosquito bites on my 16 month old? It doesnt seem to be itching him but it's very red & swollen. It's all over his legs.
Toddler bug bite on cheek next day rash stomach down thighs, pedi said dermatitis and now scabies cuz now to wrist, p.a says no, no itch no fever ?
Rashes: Rashes are difficult to diagnose when a patient is not in front of me but I can say that scabies causes intense itch in most patients. I'm not sure an insect bite on cheek is associated with the rash, perhaps a coincidence. If there are changes in detergents, cleansers, or introduction of a new food, then that has to be taken into consideration. Any travel (sand fleas, bed bugs)? ...Read more
My kids & I have red bumps 1week mayb bug bites, more upper body. Really itchy more at night. Dr. Gave us meds for scabies & bedbugs? Im confused! help
I am also confused : By this. Don't know what med you were given unless it is for itching. Bed bugs don't require any specific medications to get rid of them. Creams to treat scabies include: Permethrin 5%, benzyl benzoate, sulfur in petrolatum, ; crotamiton. Itching is worse at night w scabies. If the medication your are prescribed does not work - would encourage you to see a dermatologist for accurate diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a red, flaky rash around my mouth, doc gav me Fucidin h cream, wk l8r+dryness gone but still red altho has faded, how will redness go? Thank u
Rash around mouth: A rash by the sides of the nose that is flaky could likely be seborrheic dermatitis which is very common and can be managed but never cured. Fucidin h has a topical steroid and can be effective, but be careful because steroid use around the mouth can cause or exacerbate perioral dermatitis, which is easily recognized and treated by a dermatologist. ...Read more
Bed bug bites may: Have no sx's/signs except for 2 small skin puncture points. A reaction may show from an hr to several days later. It can cause itchy, pink, swollen, lesions w clear center. If hypersensite blisters may occur. A telltale sign is linear track of lesions from sequential feedings – but doesn't always occur. Bites are in areas exposed while sleeping-arms, shoulders, neck ; legs. The bite is usually >. ...Read more
Son had allergic reaction to amoxicillin, full body rash, stopped meds, rash cleared up 6days ago, but now it looks like its coming back what, to do?
Seek wisdom: Rashes are a large part of pediatric care. Common dilemma is that viruses often cause harmless rashes (exanthums), but drugs used to treat secondary ear infections, sinusitis, etc. can be serious. Appearance, timing of rash is important. Recognition by a seasoned provider can be enormously reassuring. Allergists are called upon for diffucult rashes and can test for certain drug allergies. ...Read more
My legs are really itchy 2days now yet no rash? A small rash shows once i've scratched.. But they won't stop itching ?
Woke up with itchy pimple which after several days became bigger raised itchy rash.Not sure if it is bedbug bite or ant bit.Will Benadryl (diphenhydramine) spray work?
Antihistamine spray: may help reduce swelling and itching due to allergy symptoms, but lack of improvement is suggestive of infection which may require oral antibiotics. ...Read more
See a dermatologist: Indicate that it is URGENT when you call. You need a diagnosis immediately. There are many possible causes, with different treatments. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is NOT one of them. It is useful primarily as a sleeping pill. It will not reduce itch except by sedation. Do not take this if you leave the house. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Allergic reaction concern my arms itch dry flaking skin on my face i get mosquito like bites it comes and goes without mosquito biting? Strange any rs
Many answers: There are many potential answers to your question. However dry skin is often associated with itching with any rash. Avoid using scented or anti-bacterial soap and apply a good moisturizer all over within 3 minutes after bathing. Also try some otc Hydrocortisone cream on the rash for a few days if this doesn't help after a week, see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Got bit by tiger mosquito, getting infected. dark red itchy bumps around it. It was a week ago I got bit. Dont scratch at it. What to use to clear it?
Insect bite: What you are describing sounds more like an allergic reaction to the sting than to an infection. Take loratidine or cetrizine, if that doesnt help then by all means have it evaluated for a possible infection. If the redness spreads or you get a fever ,see a doctor sooner rather than later. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Poison Ivy: unless you are reexposing yourself to the Rhus oil from clothing you wore when exposed the reaction should be going away. You may have a secondary infection, or have developed a scratch itch cycle. Contrary to popular belief you can not spread poison ivy by the fluid in the blisters. You need to be seen and treated by your doctor. ...Read more
When bug bite my feet& legs they itch so bad I scratch til I bleed I try not2 but it gets worse. Nothing OC helps Is there something doc can prescrib?
I'll get red mosquito bite looking red marks on my body after bathing sometimes. It's itchy n look bad but will disappear d next day. Wat might tat b?
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