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Insect Bite Red Swollen Very Itchy Warm Touch
Slightly Itchy red lump appeared yesturday, 2 inches diameter, swollen, no pain, no heat, no opening, or sign of insect bite. Dermatitis or mrsa??
See your doctor: to have it evaluated as it can have numerous causes. ...Read more
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
Could multivitamins/minerals cause skin itchiness? What I thought was only an insect bite, is now causing my hand to be red, itchy and swollen.
I have 5 raised, itchy bumps on my arm that look like insect bites of some kind. The bumps are yellow/orange with red centres. The area is swollen.
Insect bite near ankle area around including near ankle and top part of foot has swollen up bit of a rash quite itchy now there is a dark red purple area around bite what do I do to treat it please?
There are little red itchy bumps on my arms and left leg that look like insect bites but appear out of no where and burn under warm water. Any ideas?
I have a redness on my arm that is itchy &hot& turned abit hard.
I thought its from some insect bite but now that is hard im worried.
Wat should i do?
Evaluation: Because of the persistence of this lesion and now it's getting hard I would highly recommend that you see skin doctor to evaluate it. He could be something as simple as the plugged sebaceous cyst to a foreign body or even and embedded parasite. A proper evaluation and possible biopsy needs to be done ...Read more
I have some swelling on my thumb and itchiness is there.I think its a insect bite.Please help as the swelling is incleasing as well as redness.
Is the lesion near: the nail? If so you may have an infection. If there is swelling, warmth, pain, redness, this may need medical attention to rule out an infection. ...Read more
I have 2 insect bites, 1 on my back 1 on my forearm, both swollen and itchy, i have had them for over 6 weeks now! Not painful at all?
Insect bites: BrendanC, 6 weeks seems like quite a long time for insect bites to heal, although this is possible if you are scratching them frequently which can delay healing. Mosquito or spider bites can take a while to heal and can often leave a small lump in the tissue with darkening of the skin which resolves over time. If you have increasing size, redness or pain, you should see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have itchines and redness on both sides of lower abdomen. As if they were insect bites what can it be & what can I use for itchiness and redness.
Be seen: It could be many things. See your physician for an exam and diagnosis. ...Read more
I've had a few insect bites on my face for a week. Are swollen, not itchy, scabbed at the head and getting bigger but flatter. Headaches and mild pain?
Insect bites: If these are uncomplicated insect bites and not secondarily infected(surrounding redness), they should not cause headaches or pain and should heal in several more days. Have your physician examine you to be sure. ...Read more
I have red itchy marks on one side of my lower back which increase each morning and look like insect bites. Could this be bed bugs?
Symptoms: red, slightly swollen 1-2inch area on arm, noticably warm to touch, very itchy, Spreads only when itched. What could it be?
What could this be? My ear is swollen, red, warm to the touch, & sometimes itchy. My neck is swollen& I feel something like tiny bones
Swollen ear: Please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. You will be examined, probably sent for either blood work and/or an xray study. Please let me know how things went. ...Read more
Poss. bee sting/insect bite 1wk ago. Had pain for 2days, itchy 1day, then ok. Woke up yesterday w/ red itchy blotches around sting area. What's wrong?
Not unusual: This is not that uncommon a reaction from a sting. If it does not have pus in it, the problem will likely resolve in a few days. If the problem is persistent, then one needs to consider whether part of the stinger was left in the sting site. If there is pus (unlikely for bee sting), then an antibiotic may be required.See doctor if problem persists or gets worse. ...Read more