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Bug Bite With Black Dot In Center
Have had small pimple like bump with faint white head with black dot in center for almost a week. Just itches a bit from time to time... Bug bite?
Very possible: If there are bugs in your area. It is winter here. ...Read more
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
I have a red welt on the right side of my thigh and it's not a bug bite.. It's grown larger in the last two days and has a black dot in the center. It hurts to touch and is even painful to walk. What could this be?
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
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 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
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?
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
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?
Cysts: Usually epidermal inclusion cysts and or blackheads. ...Read more
Bite: A picture and more details of your history would be very helpful. Try getting a consultation. ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer