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Bug Bite With Bruise Around It
Bruise Or Contusion (Definition)
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are discolorations and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. A serious disease called pupura presents as a cluster of small bruises called petachia. Petachia often appears as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a problem. ...Read more
Bug bite with bruising aroung it. One bite hole with circler white before bruising? Should i be worried
Bug bite: Wash it well with soap and water and apply hydrocortison ointment on it. ...Read more
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
Hard to know: Bruising is common with mosquito stings.Right after being bitten by a mosquito you may develop a soft white bump than later transitions into a hard, brown (reddish-brown) or a blister or bruising. There may be itching & swelling around the lesion. ...Read more
Waking up with what appears to be a bug bite but its not it starts off lookn like a mosquito bite gets red itchy goes away leavn bruise i need help?
Bed bugs? mosquito?: Ticks, mosquitoes, bed bugs, spiders, and wasps can leave bruises at the site of the bite. Bites which occur while you sleep and are itchy are likely to be bed bugs, mosquitoes or possibly spiders. Topical Hydrocortisone and avoidance of future insect bites are helpful. The bruising is caused by a chemical the bug uses while feeding. If problem persists see your doctor. ...Read more
Bruise on forearm with white lump in middle. Reddish-purple 2" diameter doesn't hurt, don't recall hitting it. Is it a bruise, boil? Not bite marks
Can mosquito bites bruise. I been outside with my puppy alot. I have a lot of mosquito bites. But this one bruised around the bite? It doesn't hurt
Yes: Yes these bites can bruise become tender. Become infected. ...Read more
It you only have one: Lesion, doubt this is from a bed bug. A single female can lay 400 eggs. They multiple rapidly. Yes, they are the gift that keeps on giving. They come out at night. Their bite can cause no symptoms or there may be a pink, raised lesion which itches. Sometimes there will be linear lesions due to sequential feedings by the bed bug. ...Read more
Bug bite on ankle. Hurts, itches, swollen and bruised. About an inch from the bite is a cluster of liquid filled blisters. What could it be?
Keep getting bug bites w one puncture hole that swell up about the size if a nickel and itch severely no bed bugs/fleas don't look like spider/chigger?
Please see: Please see a dermatologist to have this evaluated. ...Read more
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
Bug bite on ankle. Hurts, itches, swollen and bruised. About an inch from the bite is a cluster of liquid filled blisters. What could it be ?
Does mosquito bite form a scab?I woke up in the morning to find 2 small sized scabs(little itching), a little swollen.Could it have been mosquito bite?
Anything possible: Without seeing either the bite or the biter would only be speculating, but mosquito bites seldom produce scabs unless you have scratched them open. Do you have bedbugs? A pet with fleas? ...Read more
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