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Small Red Bug Bites
I recently got pityriasis rosea and I'm slowly using cream to heal the circles but now it seems that I have blood blisters and small red bug bites??
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 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?
There are small red itchy bug like bites appearing on my stomach, back and arms. I'm thinking this could be from the hard water i shower in.
Small hard red/pink/white bug bite type bumps all over legs. extremely itchy when scratched, almost unbearable! about 1/2- 1 inch space btw most bumps?
Insect bites?: It may be some kind of reaction to insect bites or some other form of contact dermatitis as these are very itchy.You can use calamine lotion or caladryl lotion and take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) over the counter for itching and make an appointment with your doctor or a dermatologist to get it checked for further treatment ...Read more
I've been getting small bug bites that are red but don't itch, hurt, create a bump & go away the next day. Could they be by fleas or seasonal bugs?
Hi, I think I had bed bug bites (lots of small red itchy bumps on body in clusters). It's been a couple of days with no new bites, and one cluster, wh?
I have 5 small spots that is yellow on the inside and red on the outside, what could they be. They appeared randomly also. 2 days. Help! is it staff infection or bug bites. I am 26 years old.?
Sores covering right calf start off small bug like bums an enchanter dug into that end up like huge infected bug bites or hair follicles. Red?
See doctor now: It appears that you may have a spreading infection. Need to see your doctor now. ...Read more
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
My son has a rash on his legs that started as a few small red bumps that looked like bug bites. They were very itchy and they have now spread to both ?
Small red bumps on arm w/fluid, like tiny bug bites & VERY itchy. nothing stops the itch. Got tattoo right before onset. Spread small bit up arm.
Tm you need to see m: Sounds like scanies with way you prescribe it. Gi to doctor ASAP for treatment ...Read more
The end of my index finger on my left hand feels like it's burning, off and on. No redness or bug bites. It feels warmer than the other fingers.
I have huge bug bites that I've been getting for months now. When they initially appear they differ in size, they are usually hot hard and red. ?
Not from stress: I can tell you they are not from stress, but i can't tell you if they are from bed bugs or not. Perhaps you should collect some of the critters and take them to your family doc or a dermatologist for identification and further elucidation as to the cause of the rash. Best wishes for an itch-free future. ...Read more
Call: Call your pediatrician. Bites may be from any number of different insects, and rx may vary. Call the pro. ...Read more
My son has little red dots on him that looks like bug bits. What is this and what can I do to get rid of this red little bug bites?
Keep it clean: If you can identify & avoid the bug to stop new bites, the skin will clear over time if you just keep it clean. If there are irritated areas, a simple wash with an antibacterial soap should help it heal. ...Read more
I've been getting these bug bites on my body; it's a red bump with a dot in the center. I've looked at different types of bites, nothing matches.
See a dermatologist: Are you sure it is "bugs"? Itch? ...Read more
Ive been having reoccurring bug bites but my roommate has not. the bites are red and itchy with a flesh tone hard center. They spread out to be big
Allergic?: Try benedryl and OTC anti-itch creams - ask the druggist. Keep skin clean/dry - dilute vinegar can help itch too. If you are sensitive and roommate's not, that can explain it. I'm always more bitten than others and react big too! I know how it feels. See a doctor if it gets too bad. Don't scratch!! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer