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My 11yr old has developed an itchy scalp along with what looks like bites all over her mid section. She scratches non stop. Can't find any flees or be?
Anti-histamine etc..: For a bug bite, one can take over-the-counter claritin, zyrtec, or Benadryl to block histamine, which causes itching. Putting Hydrocortisone 1% cream 2-3 times a day on the bite for 3-5 days will help it go away. For more itch relief, one can put an anti-itch gel such as "itch-x" on the bite. Itch-x has an anesthetic to numb the itch. If the bite grows, oozes, or is painful, a doctor can evaluate. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Out jogging this afternoon and was bit by a dog. Not a deep bite. Owner claimed shots up to date but no way to prove. Trip to DR's warranted?
One vs two marks: Right after being bitten, spider bites leave two marks because spiders have 2 teeth (fangs or whatever u call it). Mosquito has only one "needle." though, it is almost impossible to see the actual puncture hole/wound from mosquito bites, and unusual for getting infected (besides malaria/encephalitis etc..). Spider bites more commonly result in local tissue injury and/or infection. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See your dentist: There are several causes of misaligned teeth include wisdom teeth inflammation, TMJ disorder, facial trauma and teeth clenching -bruxism. Regardless, the proper diagnosis is the key to a successful treatment. See your dentist for examination, imaging and treatment. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had a small brown bug latch onto me a month ago and i had to pull it off.The bite hurted for about week and now it is brown. Can you identify the bug?
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