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Rash Looks Like Bug Bites On Toddler
I'm worried because my boyfriend has a rash that looks like bug bites all over his legs and it's spreading, what do you suggest?
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
I have a rash on my legs that looks like bug bites. It started on the bottom of my leg spread up n 2 the other. Started after gardening 6 monthsago?
Itches or burns: What is the rash like? Does it itch or burn? If it developed after gardening 6 months ago, it may be from poison ivy. Make sure that all material having contacted with the ivy gets washed off with laundry soap or else you will end up getting a rash whenever you come into contact with it. Your shoes, gloves, tools etc need to be cleaned. Consider seeing a dermatologist also. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a rash that almost looks like bug bites that started on my legs but seems to be spreading and very itchy and painful any thoughts as what it is?
Rash: This rash could be hives or irritation from shaving (most common), when from shaving it is usually when you use a razor with more than 2 blades and try to get a close shave. If hives they only last in each spot for less than a day. Need to see and md for best advice. Can take benadryl/use calamine and stop shaving for awhile. ...Read more
I have a rash that looks like bed bug bites but I can't find any evidence of the bed bugs. Is there any rash that's is commonly mistaken for bed bug b?
Insect bites: Most bug bites look similar so hard to decide what insect it may be without an exam and then sometimes that doesn't always help ...Read more
I have a rash that looks like a bunch of bug bites on my inner upper thigh but I have no idea what it is. Help!
Depends: Not able to see the rash. Go to Doc who can examine the rash. It could be anything from contact dermatitis, prickly heat, a yeast infection, bed bugs, scabies or many other things. Arm yourself with a checklist. 1. when did it start? 2. does it itch? 3. Is it getting bigger or smaller?. 4. Does anything make it better or worse? Good luck! ...Read more
My daughter is allergic to insect bites...Age swells up and gets a rash that looks like ring worm....I dint know what to get to keep the bugs?
Insect Repellant: Considered safe for children of all ages and for pregnant women, biteblocker organic xtreme uses only plant-based ingredients, like soybean and geranium oils (formulas that use oil of lemon eucalyptus are also botanically derived, but aren't safe for kids younger than age 3). As with most natural insect repellents, protection time varies greatly among individuals -- anywhere from 90 minutes up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a rash on my arms and lower back area. I was recently in contact with bed bugs but it does not look like bed bug bites. It looks more like an a?
I have a rash on my breasts that's itchy & looks like a patch of small bug bites. They've spread to the top of my stomach,neck&arms. What could it be?
I have red rashes on my legs that look like bug bites, but they are not itchy or irritated. And there is a patch on my arm that is small and not red.
Rash : Difficult to answer without more information and pictures. Contact one of us or see your doctor ...Read more
I have 3 red (bites/rashes) biggest, bigger and big on my rib cage. A dr said shingles but I think bug bites (bed bugs?). I found zero bugs in my bed.
My husband has a rash that slowly keeps increasing all over his body it looks like insect bites but they don't itch should we worry ?
Dry Skin: Generalized itching without primary skin rash most commonly caused by dry skin. Most severe during the winter months and in older people, characterized by itching in areas of dry, scaly skin. Lab work can check if there is an underlying cause: CBC/diff, liver/renal function tests, and thyroid workup. Treat with daily moisturzation and better skin hygiene. Non-sedating antihistamines for itch. ...Read more
Dry skin?: Itch with rash = allergy. Itch without rash = not an allergy. Usually it's just dry skin. Other possibilities include liver, kidney, thyroid, parathyroid, and psychological disorders. Try hydrating skin by soaking in warm water without soap followed by application of a moisturizing fragrance-free cream or ointment. If not better after a few days see your doctor or nurse practitioner. ...Read more
Depends on the cause: 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
See your doctor: There are a variety of causes for your symptoms. A doctor needs to look at it and figure it out. ...Read more
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