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I have a bad bug bite on my upper inner thigh it's a bright red bloch a black dot in the center it feels like a bump underneath and a close red rash?

I have a bad bug bite on my upper inner thigh it's a bright red bloch a black dot in the center it feels like a bump underneath and a close red rash?

Rash: If you did not see the bug, it is unlikely to be a bug bite in that location. You need to have someone look at it for a proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Bug bite with black dot surounded by red what is it? Pics

Uncertain: Sometimes a spider bite can have that appearance. Can consider dermatologic eval to determine diagnosis and to formulate treatment plan if concerned. Take care. ...Read more

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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 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!

Bug bite: The black spot may be a retained stinger which is acting as a foreign body and causing infection. Consultvyour doctor or check in oat an er for further evaluation and treatment with the possibility of oral antibiotics. ...Read more

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I have a bug bite on my inner thigh, it has a red ring around it and a black dot in the middle of the bite and is sore. What kind of bite is this?

I have a bug bite on my inner thigh, it has a red ring around it and a black dot in the middle of the bite and is sore. What kind of bite is this?

It's hard to tell : Unless u saw the offending agent itself. Can be from anything- spider , ant, scorpion , tick etc. U still need to see your dr 'cause u likely will need antibiotics ! ...Read more

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I have a friend who got bit by some type of bug and there is red around the bite and a black dot in the middle of the bite and its hot to the touch?

I have a friend who got bit by some type of bug and there is red around the bite and a black dot in the middle of the bite and its hot to the touch?

Staph Infection: Your friend has the very dangerous MRSA. This staph infection can turn deadly and must be appropriately treated by surgery and or antibiotics. They must see their doctor urgently! ...Read more

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What kind of insect bite leaves a black dot in the middle?

? spider bite: A spider bite can, but there are many variables see your doctor. ...Read more

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Wife has a black dot on her shin surrounded by redness, and painful. Assume insect bite, do you think? How to treat it?

Wife has a black dot on her shin surrounded by redness, and painful. Assume insect bite, do you think? How to treat it?

Rash: Better to have it seen. It may be a spider bite or it may have become infected. Most bites are itchy, not painful. All the best. ...Read more

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I have a red bump on my ear that is painful and has a black dot in the center. Is this a boil or a bite?

I have a red bump on my ear that is painful and has a black dot in the center.   Is this a boil or a bite?

See PCP: Can be either but the treatment at this stage is the same - clean with peroxide and use topical antibiotics three times a day. See your pcp and s/he will likely also start you on nsaids and possibly antibiotics by mouth. ...Read more

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I have a small bite with a black dot in the middle. What is it?

Bite: A picture and more details of your history would be very helpful. Try getting a consultation. ...Read more

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What is this Small bump at my vermillon border? it has a black dot at the center. Im so worried if this is a normal bump or a precancerous one. IS IT?

What is this Small bump at my vermillon border? it has a black dot at the center. Im so worried if this is a normal bump or a precancerous one. IS IT?

Don't know.: We'd need more info about this. How long has it been there? Do you smoke? Is it painful or draining? Ultimately, you may need a formal evaluation or even a biopsy to be sure. You can snap a picture and upload it during a HealthTap consult if you wish, so one of us can have a look. ...Read more

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What does a black dot on a mosquito bite mean?

What does a black dot on a mosquito bite mean?

Black Dot with Bite: The back dot in a mosquito bite could be the formation of a scab from a small amount of blood. ...Read more

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I think my hubby may been bit by brown recluse. It is scaly and black dot in middle. Pls what do u think?

I think my hubby may been bit by brown recluse. It is scaly and black dot in middle. Pls what do u think?

Don't think it is. : Brown recluse spider bites are actually rather rare. Usually there is stinging sensation rather quickly and the area looks red and inflammed (not black dot). Within a few hours, there is usually severe pain, and area becomes more inflammed and thick. Within 24 hrs, it becomes a big blister. Clean area with cool water and soap, apply ice pack to area, keep at rest. If above changes occur, see doc. ...Read more

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We just got back from Costa Rica and we have mesquito looking bites that itch but some have a black dot in the middle ?

We just got back from Costa Rica and we have mesquito looking bites that itch but some have a black dot in the middle
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Lyme disease?: Or other mosquito borne infections are known to occur. Please consult a doctor for a specific diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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