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Bug Bite Getting Bigger
Small, pink bump on inner forearm. Originally thought it was pimple or bug bite. Getting bigger rapidly. Looks like a darker center. Melanoma? Other?
Need exam: There are a few kinds of bug bites that take longer to heal than others. Some spider bites and tick bites could fit what you describe, but melanoma is also on the list. If it hasn't gone away in 14 days you should see your dermatologist or primary care physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it normal for a fungal skin infection to first show up in small (bug bite looking) bumps before getting bigger and more ring-like appearance??
Fungus: Yes that appearances normal trying to catch it right away as early treatment gives quicker healing ...Read more
I have a bug bite with a black dot in the middle and pus around it, also a big red circle around keeps getting bigger everyday is painfull too!
I I have some kind of bug bite. I just noticed it today. It keeps getting bigger. Its red around the center with a dark red dot in the center.?
Not unusual: Chemicals, foreign proteins, toxins, and enzymes are introduced from a bug bite and thus it is not uncommon that the reaction may get larger in the first 72 hrs. If pus develops, then the infection will need to be treated. If it itches, try topical hydrocortisone cream. If not, just leave it alone for a few days and see what develops. ...Read more
Red bump thought it was a bug bite. Back of neck. Under my hair line. It feels like it's getting bigger. What could it be?
My son got bit by a bug or insect 2 weeks ago and his bite is getting bigger. It’s like a bulls eye kind of shape. When will it get better. I saw a doctor a week in and they said it should heal itself. But it’s getting bigger daily.?
Need to examine:
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The rash may be due to bite of a Lyme disease carrying tick. If it looks anything like the pictures in the link above, see a different doctor for antibiotic treatment to prevent Lyme disease.
Wish you and your son good health! ...Read more
I have been bitten by something in two spots on my chest, one is red and getting bigger the other is not and there are 3 prick marks that get crusty?
Bites on chest: With any insect bites you want to keep the area clean. Use an antibacterial soap and water and then apply an antibiotic and cortisone cream twice a day. If the area continues to get bigger or you develop a fever you need to go to the ER to make sure you don't develop a serious infection. Don't pick at it ...Read more
2 warts on the bottom+side of big toe. I have been going at it with a scalpel trying to get the roots out but they keep getting bigger. They hurt?
Do not scrape...: In your attempt to get to the root of the problem by scraping the virus away, you are actually spreading the virus. Warts thrive on the foot, in part, because of the increased moisture. You must dry or dehydrate the surrounding skin before debridement can work. There are various solutions that will do the job. Consult with a foot specialist for the various options. ...Read more
I have a big lump holding fluids on the shaft of my penis and is starting to get sore and seems to be getting bigger what can this be?
Here are some. ..: What you described most likely represents developing an abscess in a sebaceous cyst, which will eventually burst and rupture itself and heal. But, a complete excision is needed to prevent its recurrence. The best time to do so is while a lump is formed but without superimposed infection; such minor procedure can be done under local anesthesia, If any doubt, ask doc timely. ...Read more
I have a hard, painful, big lump near my vagina. I feel like it grows a bit bigger every day. What do I have and why?
Do you get more fat cells when you gain fat, or are the present fat cells in your body getting bigger?
Both: But the opposite is different: when you lose weight the cells will mostly shrink, but stay there (not disappear). That is one reason why is important to avoid unnecessary weight gain. Keep a healthy diet, do exercise, avoid fast food and excess of sugars/fats; eat more raw and natural. Ask your dr for an ideal diet for you. Good luck. ...Read more
I don't know what bit me but I keep scratching it it's now red and it's getting bigger. It scrates so bad?
Get the diagnosis: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
My son got bite by a spider today is the second day and it look like its getting bigger. What can I do? I clean it with alcohol.
Not likely serious:
1. For a serious spider bite, the appearance will be profound and progressive: ER.
2. Any spider or insect bite will leave a puncture wound and an area of inflammation.
A) Inflamed area can spread, especially with scratching. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and hydrocortisone can help.
B) Puncture site can become infected and should be monitored and kept clean. See doc if there is drainage or spreading redness! ...Read more
I got bit by an insect about 3 weeks ago. It's itchy and still dark red around the bite. The hole looks like it's getting bigger. What is it?
Need to see derma-: Tologist for diagnosis. You may have an infection or cyst formation. ...Read more
Have mosquito bites from the 15th they are getting bigger. Size of a quarter and larger, itch like crazy, one hurts! What can I do to ease itch?
Most likely normal: It is normal to increase size of areola after pregnancies. If it is unilateral and irregular then you needs to be examined. ...Read more
I have a spider bite that has blistered its getting bigger as the day goes by and filled with liquid what should I do?
Cold sores: That is one option. Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) expedites healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half. Studies also show that regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation with lysine 1, 000mg orally three times a day at the onset, can also hasten healing. Your physician can prescribe oral valtrex (valacyclovir). ...Read more
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