Doctor insights on:
Insect Bites That Wont Heal
Wrong Treatments ?: The real question is what not to do that slows down healing. Avoid using alcohol, peroxide, hibiclens, betadine, and bleach solutions. Inflammation ( red, hot, swollen, tender) is important to healing so anti-inflammatories (motrin, advil) are bad. Cover the area with a clean dressing changed every other day and protected from trauma. Antibiotics do not help healing unless it is truly infected. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Baby with insect bites from 3-4 months ago that won't heal should I put something other than lotion on or take her to doc?
See a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give your baby something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I can't stop scratching insect bites and these always cause me wounds. They heal quickly but they leave dark scars. What medicines can I apply or take?
Try Benadryl or: cover with Neosporin and a bandaid. Distract yourself from scratching. Once they are scratched vitamin E or Me derm may help. Avoid touching as scratching makes it worse. All the best. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Suspected insect bites wound that would not heal despite applying antibiotic ointment, Fusidum for a couple of weeks.
May I know if it's to possible to heal stubborn brown scars left behind by insect bites, itch, friction? Is there any home remedies? Thank you.
Possible: but depends on whether the site has been deeply scratched or infected or not. Most bite scar will resolve with time (weeks or months). Bleaching agent (not your laundry bleach) may reduce the pigment but it is best to leave it alone. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
My wife has insect bites and we suspect bedbugs. I don't have any bites. Question is what is the best way to relieve the itchiness and heal fastest?
Bed bugs: You can take antihistamines if you feel itchy. Topical steroid creams can be used on lesions. For a severe allergic reaction to bites – please seek medical evaluation and treatment. Here are some tell tale signs that your bites are being caused by bedbugs. First you may notice blood smears on your bedding (yes this is your blood). Remember that the blood smears usually turn black over time. >. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
What's the best, non-surgical way to lighten and heal old scars? Acne scars, insect bites, random shallow wounds—the byproducts of general clumsiness.
Be seen.: First question is are they really insect bites or some other rash? Some people can have an allergic reaction to insect bites called papular urticaria...Easily treated and must eliminate the bugs (usually fleas). ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Insect bites that do not heal
- Insect bite that won't heal
- Insect bites that won t heal
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Sore inside nose that won't heal
- Scab that won't heal
- Insect bite that looks like a burn
- Bug bite that won t heal
- Talk to a dermatologist online