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Itchy Bites On Legs
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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a small itchy bug bite on my leg that turned into a half dollar sized bruise. the bruise is still visible over 4 weeks later should I be concern?
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
Bug bites. Raised like mosquitoe bites very itchy. Random placement(legs/lower arms). Now flat and look like hickies. Thoughts on cause?
From 2 days appeared me this spot on my leg, a little bit itchy. Image here: http://img856.Imageshack.Us/img856/1509/2h13.Jpg what can be? Thanks!
I have itchy spots on the crease of crease in the back of my leg what can it be other than insect bites?
Hard to tell: Itchy spots in creases can be caused by a variety of things. Some things could be an allergic reaction to something your skin has come in contact with, a fungus, scabies, shingles are a few causes. Rashes are very hard to diagnose without looking at. If someone has a rash it would be best to go in to be seen by a doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could be either of -: Of those. See a dermatologist for his expertise to get the correct dx. ...Read more
I have a bite on my leg I used ice and aloe Vera to cool it down it's feels itchy what can I do to make it go away ?
Insect bite : Apply a small amount of over the counter 1% hydrocortisone daily to the insect bite. Do not use for more than 5 days to prevent thinning of the skin. Also useful is topical calamine lotion or Calodryl, which has calamine and diphenhydramine ( Benadryl), applied twice daily. ...Read more
Small bug bite size spot on leg. Used calamine but got worse, now fist size. No major sores just red and itchy. Thoughts?
Bite reaction: Seems like a localized allergic reaction to the bite. Watch for sings of infection (pain, pus, etc) Try OTC Zyrtec or Claritin (loratadine) once a day for a few days to stop the allergic reaction, apply cold compresses a few times a day. It should get better soon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I got bit lower leg by something a week ago in Orlando. Red area bigger, hot, itchy, some pus. Benedryl last night. worse today. Advice?
What to do if I have this rash on my leg that started off looking like big bites, and now look like several hickys. they're very itchy. help?
I have an extremely itchy, red bump on my leg. It seems like a bug bite because it has two small bite marks in it. It started 24 hours ago. ?
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