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Tiny red bumps on arms rash or bug bites?

Tiny red bumps on arms rash or bug bites?

Don't know: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

Insect Bites (Definition)

Insect bites are from mosquitos, spiders, flies, ticks, and other species that use their mandibles (jaws) to attach to a person or other animal. They can then suck blood out of their "prey" and leave saliva proteins that cause itching and swelling. Other insect species, like bees, yellow jackets, wasps, hornets and fire ants actually inject venom into their prey and can not only cause localized pain and swelling, but severe, acute allergic reactions in ...Read more


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Rash like mosquitoe bite, itchy and pink?

Rash like mosquitoe bite, itchy and pink?

Must be seen: Try over the counter 1% Hydrocortisone cream - apply a thin layer am/pm. If not improved in 5 days call your private physician. ...Read more

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Red bumps on arm - insect bites?

Hard to tell...: ...Without looking. But if they are, remember: scattered are likely mosquitos; chains or clusters suspicious for bedbugs. ...Read more

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Can poison ivy rash look like mosquito bites?

Can poison ivy rash look like mosquito bites?

Not usually: Poison ivy tends to involved a much large area of the skin than a mosquito bite. The blisters may not appear until 1 to 3 days later after contact. Mosquito bites look more like a wheal or hive, poison ivy more likely bumps and blisters. ...Read more

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Bug bite on hand white to red skin?

Bug bite on hand white to red skin?

Local reaction/aller: It is probabely local allergic reaction and you can use over the counter Hydrocortisone 1% cream if it persists. ...Read more

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How to treat blisters on ankles from bug bites?

How to treat blisters on ankles from bug bites?

Anti-itch med: If the blisters itch you can use an over the counter cortisone cream or Diphenhydramine on them per directions on tube. If they look slightly red and infected, apply some over the counter antibiotic if not allergic to it. If severely infected, see a doctor (either pcp or podiatrist). Try to not scratch at the bites. You can keep a bandage over them to deter scratching. ...Read more

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Bumps on my legs from an insect bite, help?

Bumps on my legs from an insect bite, help?

Time: Use topical lotions for pain and swelling while your body does the rest. Calamine lotion and aloe vera is good. ...Read more

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Can you put neosporin on infected bug bites?

Bug Drug: Neosporin may help but can frequently cause a contact allergy itself. Bacitracin alone may be a safer choice. Bug bites vary depending on the insect. Many bites or stings can cause allergic reactions that may respond better to steroids such as Hydrocortisone or a stronger prescription strength. Likewise some can result in serious tissue infection that may require systemic antibiotics. ...Read more

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What causes the itchy bumps when mosquitoes bite us?

What causes the itchy bumps when mosquitoes bite us?

Mosquito Bites: Recent research has shown that itching due to mosquito occurs through a histamine-independent peripheral pathway. See http://www.Rosslab.Neurobio.Pitt.Edu/mbi/. Mosquitoes have an anticoagulant in their saliva, so bruising is common. Get help if there are signs of infection. Signs of infection can include: increased swelling, redness, tenderness, ^ pain, warmth, red streaks, purulent drainage, > ...Read more

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What is causing itchy red spots on body that started from ankles? Mosquito bites?

What is causing itchy red spots on body that started from ankles? Mosquito bites?

Could be...: ...Although it sounds like you may be experiencing an allergic reaction - possibly hives. You may be allergic to the bites. You may want to start by taking otc benadryl (diphenhydramine). If you are experiencing breathing problems, this can be an anaphylaxis - an emergency...Go to the er then! ...Read more

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Infected chigger bite blister or mosquito bite blister, how can I tell?

Infected chigger bite blister or mosquito bite blister, how can I tell?

Signs of infection : Can include redness, warmth, tenderness, swelling, pus, or red streaks. If you have these - please seek medical care. ...Read more

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What's the definitive way to determine if these itchy bumps are mosquito bites, hives or bed bug bites?

What's the definitive way to determine if these itchy bumps are mosquito bites, hives or bed bug bites?

Can be tricky: There are differences btwn mosquitoes & bed bugs. Mosquitoes usually aren't out when it's really cold & they are often found outside in wooded areas. Bug beds live inside & thus are not impacted by the temperature. The itching from a mosquito bite starts right away & usually resolves w/in a few hrs. Bed bug bites may not itch but when they do it might take up to several days for this to occur. You. ...Read more

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Skin rash infection on upper arms?

Skin rash  infection  on upper  arms?

Needs examination: A rash on your arms could be due to many reasons. Allergy, eczema, contact dermatitis, viral infection, disease, Autoimmune diseases. You may need to see a Dr to diagnose the cause and treat accordingly ...Read more

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Can you have sex with chiggers bites on the penis shaft? The bites ate definently chigger bites.

Can you have sex with chiggers bites on the penis shaft? The bites ate definently chigger bites.

Chigger: I would recommend that you see someone to have the chigger bites treated. I would not have intercourse especially if they are painful ...Read more

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Do mosquito bites and flea bites look the same?

No: First because fleas jump rather than fly they usually are concentrated below the knees and under clothes unless the animal carrier slept on your bed. Skeeter bites are usually on exposed skin flee bites are small red spots in clusters, skeeter bites much larger, pale in center. ...Read more

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Toddler with mosquite bite-like red bumps on buttocks, what is this?

Toddler with mosquite bite-like red bumps on buttocks, what is this?

Difficult to say...: Rashes are undeniably one of the most difficult diagnoses without some visual input. Bumps on the buttocks do not sound serious, but certainly seems bothersome. Best idea is to take your toddler to the pediatrician, or at least snap a photo on your phone to ask your pediatrician on the next office visit. Has there been a recent change in bath soap or diapers? Avoid baby wipes for now. ...Read more

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Blisters on bed bug bites will popping them help?

Blisters on bed bug bites will popping them help?

No, if this is : Likely an allergic rxn. See dr. Bites may cause no sx's/signs except for 2 small points where skin was punctured. When there's a reaction, it may show from an hour to several days after bite. It can cause itchy, pink, swollen, lesions w clear center. In cases of hypersensitivity blisters may develop. A telltale sign is linear track of lesions from sequential feedings – but doesn't always occur. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more