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Huge Welt From Big Bite Or Sting
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
Welts is another description of hive or swelling in the skin. They are pink, raised and with a vague border. The term welts is used more often for larger pinkish swelling in the skin, whereas , hives are often smaller pinkish swellings. Both are caused by histamine release in the skin which usually ...Read more
Spider or scorpion bite small mark swollon up in an oval shape larger than 6in. And painful. The bite mark opened and now infection is draining.
"Bite": This sounds more like a spider bite, and could be brown recluse from the description. (scorpions sting like fire with their tails, but their mouths are too small to actually "bite.") please see your doctor as soon as possible -- these bites can develop into much larger sores. Take care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could it be an allergic reaction from mosquitoe bites that the bites turn in to big swollen welts?
Yes and no: Most people get a local allergic reaction to mosquitoes. This will lead to a large area of redness. Some people are more allergic than others, so those people get even worse rashes and reactions. There are some lucky people who are not allergic at all. So while it is an allergic reaction, there is usually nothing dangerous about it. Oral antihistamines might help. ...Read more
1 Mosquito bite is swollen and red over large area of arm, not a little bump. Other mosquito bites are normal. Allergy? What to do?
Sores covering right calf start off small bug like bums an enchanter dug into that end up like huge infected bug bites or hair follicles. Red?
See doctor now: It appears that you may have a spreading infection. Need to see your doctor now. ...Read more
A bat’s teeth may: Scratch or puncture the skin. Unlike movies, the bite is not particularly distinctive ; may not even be visible. It may look like a small pin prick. It doesn't look like mosquito bite. Check photo of a bat bite at: http://www.Bing.Com/images/search?Q=bat+bites+on+humans;id=1bea09493a320118173f94668904e8f932994d6c;form=iqfrba#view=detail;id=1bea09493a320118173f94668904e8f932994d6c;selectedindex=0. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Welt badly at bug bites.Last bite welted to ~6" diameter.y so large?Dr said likely allergic unlikely cellulitis.y such a large reaction?unknown bug.
Allergist might he: An allergist or dermatologist may help clarify. You may be what is called a bite reactor. ...Read more
May be allergic: He may be allergic to the mosquito bites. Another consideration is that they may become infected, but this takes a bit longer. ...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?
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 ?
From what I have: Read this is not limited to one species. Seek medical care asap if you think a spider bit you ; you have severe pain (can be felt at bite site ; possibly chest, back or abdomen); abdominal cramping /rigidness or ulceration of skin at site. You may need a tetanus shot (if you don't know when your last shot was or it has been > 10 years). Also medical care if you develop signs of secondary infection. ...Read more
Small red bump on top of vein on arm and leg? The diameter of a vein. Also some huge white itchy bumps from mosquito bites. I'm on vacation in zagreb.
What is a bug bite that has swelling, warm, large red rash around it the size of a baseball & itchy?
Hard to say: About the only way you know for sure what bug has bit you is to catch it in the act. The body responds to bites in a similar fashion that is specific to the person & their sensitivity to the bug. Some react minimally, some with advanced swelling, some go to the ER with a major event. What you describe is an arthus reaction which is common to many types of bites. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Only if it is tense: Usually we don't recommend popping blisters, as the intact skin prevents infection. The fluid will generally resolve on its own. If the blister is tense and painful though, it can be helpful to drain the fluid. I would try to keep the skin intact as much as possible. And cover the wound with a bandage. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I keep getting bit by something.I don't see nor feel it.The bite swells like mosquito bite, itches and has a small blister in the center. About 4 bite?
Assuming it is a: different location each time. Consider applying calamine lotion or crushed ice or a cold pack. A 1 to 1 mix of water & baking soda is effective when applied to lesions. You can take oral medications like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Chlorpheniramine for itching. Take care. ...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
Many kinds: Many insects cause blisters but some may be so small that they are not easily visible and look like little bumps.But some insects and spiders cause large blisters, these are brown recluse spider yellow sac spiders fire ants blister beetles bed bugs mosquito bite in some people mites rarely tick bites. ...Read more
Are there mosquito bites that do not itch? I have a bug bite , same size as mosquito bite but it's not itching or turning into a blister
Yes but: The very first mosquito bite may not induce itching but subsequent ones will since one then becomes allergic to the components in the venom. Not all insect bites induce itching (spider bite for example) . The odds are against a mosquito bite not being itchy and thus the bite was likely from another insect. ...Read more