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Tick Head Still In Skin
True tick bites: are a concern as they can carry infections, so I would get into your doctor and have them removed and evaluated for any possible infection including lyme's disease ...Read more
Found small deer tick biting at my hip in the shower. only a few hours after a dog walk. left small red spot and bug was notengorged.need antibiotics?
Annoying ticks: Fortunately it sounds like you caught this tick before it could cause any infectious problems (such as Lyme etc). This is because ticks operate rather slowly and the germs it might have had would not get mobilized right away. I suspect you have a small localized reaction to the tick saliva (similar to a mosquito bite). I expect that to go away. If, however, a target like rash appears- see doctor. ...Read more
Very itchy skin& a clump of insect like bites has appeared in the area around my knee bites appearing all over my skin,am certain theyre not mosquitos?
Face rash, occurred after sweating in humid envr. Spread all over face and neck. Raised, little red nodules, have substance in them.
Heat Rash?: The only way to be know for sure, is to have your rash looked at by a doc. However, the rash you describe is likely from the heat and is either an irritant or a minor skin infection of the hair follicles. Wash it well with soap and water to see if is would clear in a day or so. If not check it out with your doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In past couple of days, my skin has become very itchy. I'm itchy all over from my palms to scalp, back & tummy. No signs of bug bites.?
Liver disease: Diffuse itchiness without a rash can sometimes he's a symptom of liver disease. If you have dark urine, yellow eyes or abdominal swelling you should certainly see your doctor. It would not be unreasonable to see your doctor anyway to check your liver enzymes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There was a tiny insect that hit my face quickly and flew away.My face had some pimples and scratches on it. Could the insect infect the my face&eyes?
No: I wouldn't worry about that one!!Get a more detailed answer ›
Very painful tender areas just under the skin all over the body. Some stinging, tiny bumps on skin surface. Worsens when I am in my house. Toxins?
Had red circles in pubic region under skin, looked like ring wor/now moved onto shaft, head and scotum. itchy. what could this be. severe jock itch?
2 wks ago a few small skin abrasions near neck of penis (where there is loose skin). Scabbed and almost all healed up now, but not sure what it was.
Unsure...: Without detailed info on the onset, degree, duration, interval, progress, evolution, & resolution as well as the sequence of events of all symptoms + a direct look at, it is hard to offer right diagnosis. But, clinically, long-tight foreskin + overzealous physical stimulation for masturbation are often to be the culprit for what described. So, seek evaluation and counseling timely. ...Read more
I awoke covered in bug bites (bed bugs/ants?) burning sensation, itchy. Neck is stiff and painful, can't turn to the right. Travelling in Vietnam. Sos
See doctor: Can't really tell what may be causing the problem and whether the skin rash is from bug bites at all from the description. The stiff and painful neck is worrisome and one needs to consider meningitis which can be associated with a generalized rash in some cases. Urge you to see a doctor ASAP. Consider contacting the US embassy to make a recommendation ...Read more
The visible area of neck under throat is having tiny pin head sized spots and some on face too which looks very bad?
I have a bacterial skin infection on my chin & mouth area, also spread in some areas of neck nd chest. Is it normal for it to itch after applying the?
Yes: Itch associated with the topical infection is a common symptom. Continue to apply the medication as directed by the physician. This will improve when the infection starts to improve. You could ask your doctor if an oral antihistamine is safe to help with the itchy skin and ask exactly which is safe. Don't just buy one and start treating yourself. ...Read more
Small red raised areas/blisters on scalp..Mostly at the crown area.Cluster.. Started out like bee sting when touched fluid was there.Pin head in si?
Scalp lesion: This may be an infection e.g. A staph infection. You need medical attention. See your doctor for examination. Meanwhile use a medication neosporin oint on area three times per day until you can be seen, as soon as possible. Go to walk in clinic if you cannot see your doctor. ...Read more
It now 3 months and half after shaved eyebrow to stitch wound in 4 old boy , the hair grow but not like the other eyebrow and the cut still red raised?
My scalp at the nape of the neck is quite itchy and I scratch it often. This is scalp covered by my hair. It now has small bumps on the skin. Advice?
Could be ...: It very well could be a cause of more symptomatic seborrheic dermatitis or psoriasis, even a plain ole fungal infection. While you could try over-the-counter dandruff shampoos like neutrogena T-gel, you would be best suited by first seeing your doctor to make sure it doesn't require more aggressive treatment. Best of luck. ...Read more
No no need: If it has always been like that you need not be worried but if it is new have it checked. ...Read more
Acquired white eyebrow and unpigmented skin around eye and on forehead aged 22. 20 yrs later white lashes on that side. Is this autoimmune?
Small lump under skin back of head. Causing slight dull buring in back of head. Lump soft but firm to the touch.New over several months. Need 2 worry?
Possible mastocytosis in scalp, if we itch or bump the scalp whole face turn flushed and upper extremely. Very worrisome for my 11 year old daughter?
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