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Bug Bite That Turned Firm Under Skin
Have a raised bump that looks like a mosquito bite. It's skin coloured and raised, surrounded by red skin. It's very itchy. Can it be a flea bite?
That is possible: But hard to diagnose without more info and an exam of the lesion. If you get more, see a doctor. If it goes away or you find critters on your pet, spray spray spray. ...Read more
Fingernail sized blister. Bug bite. Light red. Light itch. Underneath the blister skin looks like Mars surface (ex: Trypophobia pics). 2 weeks now.
I cannot see your: pics but large blisters can be caused by many things including bites, allergic reactions, infection, blistering disorders. I recommend if you aren't clearing in the next week, or if it is getting bigger or more painful, you should see a board certified dermatologist ...Read more
Dark red hickey-like marks on my skin that are itchy and partially raised but feels like it's the size of an agitated mosquito bite not always circula?
Hives or bites: Itchy red bumps on your neck may be hives from an allergy to something internal or something which contacts your neck. Insect bites are possible if the bumps last longer than 24 hours. Benadryl(causes drowsiness) or Claritin (loratadine) may help. Cortisone type cream may also offer relief. ...Read more
Hard mounds of solid and tender mass under skin surface,can move location. Turned to many blistery pimples that seep.
Skin: hard to tell from your description. Best to see a dermatologist ...Read more
Something bit my thigh. It's surrounded by black bruises and grew to 3 seperate bumps. We thought it was mosquitoes but the bite is bigger-what is it?
Urgent Medical Need: If you have something that is growing or spreading it is time to put the computer away and get to a doctor. Infections in the skin can become life threatening. There is an epidemic of a drug resistant form of staph infection. Please call your family doctor and get in to be seen today. ...Read more
Pink raised spot on chin for like 4 years. it gets itchy. appearance changed overnight. hard lump underneath it and skin around it looks discoloured ?
Bacteria on skin: In some cases, scratching an itchy rash, insect bite or other skin irritation can cause a skin break.Sometimes this allows, the normal bacteria on our skin or bacteria from the nails to penetrate the skin layers and cause slight infection.Skin Irritation or infection may result in hardening or changes in the color of the skin.New changes or bothersome changes should be evaluated by your physician. ...Read more
Very itchy skin& a clump of insect like bites has appeared in the area around my knee bites appearing all over my skin,am certain theyre not mosquitos?
What could red, raised patch of bumps on chest that feel like mosquito bites with surrounding skin turning black be?
Leave it alone.: I generally don't recommend popping blisters of any kind unless they are painful, because of the risk of infection. If it's not bothering you, cover it with a bandaid. If it itches, apply Hydrocortisone cream 2-3 times a day. If it gets painful or tender, or develops a red ring around it, see your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more
I have red dots on my skin they itch likemosquito bites and look like mosquito bites , there's a big dot and small ones surrounding it what is it?
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
My daughter has a swollen red bug bite on her wrist. There is only one bite can it bed bed bugs or a common household spider bite? The bite hard
Little critters : Most mosquito bites form red bumps due to local allergic reaction on the skin to the bite and go away in a few days without treatment. In sensitive skins, the reaction can be enhanced requiring OTC anti allergy medication like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream or orally. If u see a white head appearing on the middle of red bump, it may indicate some infection/pus and may sign of infection due to scratching etc. ...Read more
Suspected bug burrowing under the skin, looks like mosquito bite, moved 2" up my leg in 8hrs, can feel tearing bites in direction of movement. Help!?
Larva currens?: Larva currens is an itchy skin condition caused by a parasite called strongyloides stercoralis. It is notable for the itchy rash that moves fairly quickly (sometimes inches per hour) under the skin. Although mostly found in tropical and sub-tropical countries, it can also occur in the southeastern us. You need to be seen by a dermatologist or infectious disease doctor asap. ...Read more
Large painful bite looking bump on side of neck, allergic reaction to bandaid covering it, now rash around neck, chest, legs, and arms. Very itchy!
Mgt suggestions: From your description, the area on the side of the neck may be an insect bite, and the total body rash part of an allergic reaction.Exam the neck area for any bite marks, stingers. I would suggest not attempting to remove the stinger. Applying Hydrocortisone and Calamine in combination with an antihistamine may provide relief. I agree that if you have any breathing problems, proceed to the ED. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have rash's on my body that last for 20min before it appears skin feels itchy hot when scratched bumps appear like mosquito bites No skin conditions?
Got a pus filled blister which broke open & bled a lot . The skin around it is very red and tinged purple and hard lump underneath. Spider bite?
Skin infections: Pus filled bumps on the skin are usually the symptom of a skin infection. When they become red, warm to touch and painful it is called cellulitis. Treatment of this includes oral antibiotics and occassionally drainage. See your doctor, because resistant infections are becoming more common and require special treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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