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My sister woke up with 3 bites shaped in a triangle, on her right leg above her ankle, shes complaining of it hurting when she touches it?
Bites : Although there are other potential causes, the description you are given can be consistent with an insect bite, such as spider for example. If the sites enlarge, change color, start to drain, or she develops really any other changes in the area she would be wise to be seen. Particularly if there is a possibility it was a brown recluse spider, which can cause necrosis in the area. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am small boned, 5'4, female with more of a triangle figure (less on top) - Is weighing 100 pounds okay? I have to much extra weight on me @110 pound
Don't know: Never heard of "triangle wires." orthodontists use rectangular wires to control the torque of the roots of the teeth. They use triangular elastics to help teeth in opposite jaws to settle into each other. Never heard of triangular wires, however. If you can give more information i would be interested. ...Read more
Basically no: The concern is a skin infection here traveling to the cavernous sinus and causing thrombosis. I heard this as a first-year medical student and got all worried about my acne doing this, and got set straight by an annoyed house officer. Acne won't go to the deep structures, and if you have a cellulitis on your face, you're going to get treated anyway. ...Read more
What kind of bug bite do I have? It seems to be rather small but 3 dots in a triangle on my leg. Is it anything to worry about?
Unknown: There are only a few bugs that leave a distinctive enough wound to tell what they were made by.Your description is fine, it just doesn't provide enough to tell the type of bug. ...Read more