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Itchy bites on legs. red surrounding area, perfectly round pustule in the center. doesnt really hurt but is firm when i push on the red area. warm.

Itchy bites on legs. red surrounding area, perfectly round pustule in the center. doesnt really hurt but is firm when i push on the red area. warm.

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I have red, itchy bites on my legs, ankles, and feet. They hurt and I'm not sure what bite me and now they are swollen. What should I do?

I have red, itchy bites on my legs, ankles, and feet. They hurt and I'm not sure what bite me and now they are swollen. What should I do?

Skin reaction: Many patients can have a skin reaction after getting bitten. Mild swelling, redness and itchiness are somewhat initial normal responses. Occasionally, some patients will have worse reactions due to an allergic response. If you are concerned you should have an exam done with the correct diagnosis and treatment plan! ...Read more

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Itchy bites on inside upper leg behind knee on butt. What could this be?

Itchy bites on inside upper leg behind knee on butt. What could this be?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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How to make it go away! itchy mosquito bite-like bumps on legs?

How to make it go away! itchy mosquito bite-like bumps on legs?

Flea bites: On legs only-probably flea bites. Any dogs or cats? Get them flea collars. Buy some solarcaine spray and Hydrocortisone cream and the itching will be stopped. ...Read more

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I have some sort of bites on the inside side of my leg that are itchy and have been there for 3+ months,how can i get rid of them?What are they?

Insect bites: Insect bites usually heal long before three months. Perhaps you now have a secondary prolonged reaction. Try applying cortisone type cream or ointment. If lesions persist or worsen, see a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have been bitten on my leg and now I have a area which is quite big and red it is also itchy.

Go see your doctor: Bites leading to redness are worrisome for cellulitis (infection). Don't wait until it hurts or you develop red streaks or fever. Go see your doctor now for evaluation, diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more

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1 diameter red circle with white line, no itchy or no bite sign it appears on my upper leg, little pain when I press on it, like though skin?

1 diameter red circle with white line, no itchy or no  bite sign it appears on my upper leg, little pain when I press on it, like though skin?

Need more info: And would help to be able to see this. If you live in a area or engage in activities in which exposure to ticks occurs, would suggest you show this to a doctor and make sure it is not early sign of lyme disease. If it progresses, gets larger or more tender, definitely make a doctor's appointment asap. ...Read more