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Invisible bug crawling on skin leaving a few almost invisible tiny red blood marks on skin both husband and wife have it. More active at night have sprayed house with permetherin which helped for a few days. Other remedies tree tea oil, ammonia, offer min

Invisible bug crawling on skin leaving a few almost invisible tiny red blood marks on skin both husband and wife have it. More active at night have sprayed house with permetherin which helped for a few days. Other remedies tree tea oil, ammonia, offer min

Perhaps : Perhaps this could be scabies? Scabies is the human itch mite that is passed from person to person. It is an extremely itchy infestation that can cause intense itching at night. Take a look at the picture in the link to see if this looks possible. Typically, there are red bumps and excoriations about the trunk and especially the extremities. Diagnosis is best made by a skin scraping by a dermatologist and then Permethrin cream is applied to the affected persons (and all clothing and linens are washed). I hope this helps! ...Read more

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My 3 yo got a bug bite a week ago. All that's left is two small red dots flush to the skin. Should i be concerned? No redness around them.

My 3 yo got a bug bite a week ago. All that's left is two small red dots flush to the skin. Should i be concerned? No redness around them.

Bug Bites: Although bug bites can be dramatic and even hurt when you get bit, most heal well as you describe. You have looked for all the concerns that would signal an infection, like surrounding redness or swelling. It appears that this is healing well and it may take some time for the small red dots to completely resolve. ...Read more

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Does scleroderma present as a small round redness on skin right above the ankle and nothing else?

Does scleroderma present as a small round redness on skin right above the ankle and nothing else?

Rarely: There are localized forms of scleroderma although these are rare. A dermatologist should be able to tell you for certain. ...Read more

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Small lump felt back of neck. Was there months before but grew suddenly. Redness around right now but firm and attached to skin. What is this?

Small lump felt back of neck. Was there months before but grew suddenly. Redness around right now but firm and attached to skin. What is this?

Probably a cyst: These can get infected and need treated with antibiotics. They can grow and get larger. They may need to be surgically removed. Your doctor can evaluate and treat. ...Read more

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If small skin mole is accidentaly scraped/scratched off and does not regrow is this a concern ? Only scar remains with some redness

If small skin mole is accidentaly scraped/scratched off and does not regrow is this a concern ?   Only scar remains with some redness

Sounds normal to me: I'd be more concerned if the mole returned, especially if it became darker or larger. This sounds normal. The redness in the scar should gradually improve with time: avoid sun exposure until all the redness is gone from the scar. ...Read more

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