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Doctor insights on: Kind Bug Bite Skin

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What kind of bug bite leaves a tiny circle on your skin?

What kind of bug bite leaves a tiny circle on your skin?

Tick bite: A tick bite can look like a bull's eye. It's important to see your doctor if you see a tick or suspect a tick bite because they can carry lyme disease which can have long-term debilitating consequences. Treatment with Doxycycline can help prevent lyme disease. Other bugs that leave a tiny circle are spider, bed bugs, fleas, fire ants, chiggers. ...Read more

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I have a bug bite on my lower leg. Its raised, hard, kind of looks like a burn. Skin is peeling and has itched for over a week. Dime sized ?

Bug bite: Please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. It is very likely that the team can take care of you but they might also need to discuss things with your primary doctor. Hope all goes well - the doctors are excellent! ...Read more

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What do I have? A rash? Bug bite? It itches! I have some kind of rash, or bite all over my skin. I thought it could be bed bugs but my boyfriend doesn't have any bites. They are small red bumps that itch like crazy sometimes. I have some on my wrists tha

What do I have? A rash? Bug bite? It itches! I have some kind of rash, or bite all over my skin. I thought it could be bed bugs but my boyfriend doesn't have any bites. They are small red bumps that itch like crazy sometimes. I have some on my wrists tha

Not every one has a: Reaction to bed bugs. Bed bug bites may have no sx's/signs except for 2 small skin puncture points. A reaction may show from an hr to several days later. It can cause itchy, pink, swollen, lesions w clear center. If hypersensite blisters may occur. A telltale sign is linear track of lesions from sequential feedings – but doesn't always occur. Bites are in areas exposed while sleeping-arms, should. ...Read more

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I was bitten, but don't know what kind of bug bite was it?

I was bitten, but don't know what kind of bug bite was it?

BUG BITES: How do you know they are bug bites? If they itch over-the-counter Hydrocortisone might work. Why do you have to know the kind of bug? ...Read more

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I have a bug bite and I want to find out what kind it is?

No certain way: Unless you catch the bug in the act or has the dead body to prove, there is no way to tell . Spider bites however often leads to an infection. ...Read more

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What kind of bug bite looks like a bullseye?

Perhaps lyme disease: Several bites can cause this response, and it most often means nothing to your health, and clears without treatment. Dermatologists consider lyme disease, caused by an infection introduced in a tick bite, which classically causes erythema migrans-an expanding target like lesion. No other symptoms may be present at the onset of the rash, so consider seeing your doctor for preventative medication. ...Read more

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What kind of bug bite leaves a dark spot in the center?

Many kinds: Many kinds of bites will leave a small dark spot in the center. Usually, this is a small hematoma (bruise) where the stinger or proboscis went into the skin. Less commonly, a dark area could be necrotic (dead) tissue where a toxin has acted, like in the case of a brown recluse bite. If you have concerns, see your gp. ...Read more

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What kind of bug bite do I have and can it be dangerous? (in india)

No idea: Where is the bite? What does it look like? Painful? Red? Seek help from someone who knows the bugs there. India is known for homeopathic medicine and you can certainly benefit from a trained homeopath there. Rub a slice of onion on the bite. It neutralizes the toxin reduces swelling and itching etc. If it worsens or you are worried, you need to be seen by someone. ...Read more

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I have a relatively small red bug bite of some kind. It has a red line approximately 2" coming from it. Do I need to do anything special for it?

I have a relatively small red bug bite of some kind.  It has a red line approximately 2" coming from it. Do I need to do anything special for it?

Lymphangitis: Lymphangitis is a condition in which the lymphatic system has become infected (usually a streptococcal infection) , resulting in red streaks which form from the primary lesion. Treatment consists of antibiotics, anti-inflammatory medication and pain management. ...Read more