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What Kind Of Bite Has Two Small Elongated Holes
My son 15 months old found to have bitten by some kind of insect, and he had swelling over the leg and two small marks, what I have to do to treat it?
Insect bites: Keep the insect bite area clean. Keep him from scratching at the site. You can give him a tepid bath with a little baking soda or aveeno (oatmeal powder) in the bath water. Caladryl clear gel can stop itching, if that's a problem. Call your doctor if redness or swelling is spreading. ...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?
Any: There is no way to tell which bug bite causes a certain coloration on the skin since the coloration is a more individual response than from the bite itself. The coloration also varies with time. There are however certain bites which may produce a characteristic rash on people (the target like lesion with ticks carrying lyme disease, the bruised & pusey lesion from some spider bites etc) ...Read more
I bite the inside of my cheeks and recently noticed two small white bumps on the inside of my cheeks. Is this something I need to have checked?
White bumps: White bumps after biting ones cheek may be part of the healing process, but to make sure have your dentist or oral surgeon check you. ...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
My two years boy have like a round small rush on his face and little harder, inside it fluid or water.
Maybe chickenpox?: I assume your son has not had chickenpox vaccine. If he has similar rash on the body, and itchy, and also if he has a cold symptom, it may be chickenpox. With or without fever. Did anyone in the house or his playmates have the same thing? Chickenpox in samll children is a benign condition, itching is sometimes a problem and may cause secondary bacterial infection. Calamine lotion would help. ...Read more
I don't know what type of bug bite I got. I have been bitten by mosquitos and spiders. This bite looks like neither & too small to b mites. What is it?
Nee A Microscope??: Sounds like it might be the South African Yellow Hugumatuba Dipping Darter Mite. But then it could also be the Red-Bellied Detrusor Stinging Sage Darter Ant. Depends on where you live, where you were exposed, part of body bitten, time of day bitten, any associated symptoms, what the surrounding skin looks like and whether you've rolled around in stinging nettles lately. In other words:more info needed ...Read more
Hi I have two small white spots by my bottom, they are a little itchy and hard. But they won't pop! What are they?
Could be: They could be cysts or molluscum lesions. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
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
I got 12 bites from a spider. Can you tell me what kind of spider that bites at night. I know it's a spider due to two fang marks in theirs bite mark.
See your PMD...: A local doctor, who will know more about your local spider affair.... ...Read more
I have a bug bite do not know what kind of bug I have two they are red swollen painfull and reacurring they pop blood and come back?
See a doc: While this may have started as a bug bite, or other trauma you did not notice at the time, it could be a secondary infection that is causing it to reoccur. You may need antibiotics there is an abscess or anything else going on. The Best advice is to see your doc to rule out anything worrisome like that. ...Read more
I have a weird, kind of hard, pimple on my anus and one or two more than u enter the rectum a bit, it has been 9 days and it hurts, what could it be?
thrombosed hemorrhoi: Most likely a thrombosed hemorrhoid though other possibilities exist. After that many days, it may require 'lancing'. ...Read more
I have like a callous in between two of my toes. It hurts whenever it kind of bumps into something. This small hard part hits the flesh and it hurts.
I have a few bites spread out across my body. It looks like they are healing but I don't know what kind of bites they are. At first, I thought they were mosquito bites but they never went away. They are now a darker color and have a small bump in the middl
BITES ACROSS BODY:
I DO NOT KNOW HOW LONG THEY HAVE BEEN THERE, BUT IF THEY ARE NOT GOING AWAY YOU SHOULD YOUR PCP OR A DERMATOLOGIST VERY SOON.
YOU DIDNT SAY IF THEY WERE ITCHY. . . ...Read more
What kind of bite is a few inches in diameter, red, swollen, warm, itches and hurts? There's two one on both thighs
Allergic reaction: These are classic signs of an allergic skin response, e.g. to an insect bit, or contact allergy from poisonous plants or other irritant. If you were outdoors wearing shorts, or were exposed to mosquitoes, this is a common occurrence. OTC 1% hydrocortisone cream twice daily and/or calamine lotion are safe. If you have broken skin (worsening weeping or bleeding), a doctor should check. ...Read more
Our son is sick ... Hi there ... Our two year old son has picked up some kind of bug he's had it for 5 days now, symptoms are: being sick early morning, so just once a day, and a small amount of sick at that, he has a slight cough. He's drinking water,
The best ways to treat a cough are: -drink plenty of fluids -keep a glass of water by his bed at night -use a humidifier if the air is dry -eat a spoonful of honey, or drink apple juice, or chicken broth to help with any "coughing jags" -research shows that these methods are as effective as over the counter cough medicines.
If he experiences any respiratory distress, he needs immediate medical attention. The signs of respiratory distress are: -rapid breathing (more than 60 times a minute) -grunting or gasping with breathing -flaring of the nostrils -working hard and using extra muscles to breathe such as sucking in at the neck or under the rib cage -blue or dusky coloring -change in speech or level of alertness
Reasons to call his doctor are:
— unable/refusal to drink
— concern for dehydration
— a cough that isn't improving after a week. ...Read more
I just coughed up a small jelly type sac that looks like some kind of lung tissue and a small bit of blood. non smoke?
I have two red raised bumps on my arm a pic on my file, they're itching kind of look like bites, but still a bit cold here, any suggestions?
Can't access your : File, but they may be anything. You would benefit from an in-person visit that would allow a full-body dermatologic exam, and, if indicated, a scraping or biopsy. It is a sign of some kind of inflammation, which could result from a number or combination of things: viral, bacterial, (& rarely) helminth infection; toxin; neoplasia; autoimmune, etc. With a pen trace borders to monitor growth/sizes. ...Read more
I'm 17 & i literally just noticed a lump under my armpit.I'm a female. Ot kind of hurts a little if i touch it, it's not that small. Cancerous?
Just noticed small brown freckle like spots on ring finger. They also kind if look like small dog bite marks. No pain and not red?
3 spots on my arm- looks like each has 2-3 small bites in the middle with a red rash around them. They are warm & sorta itchy. What kind of insect?
Need more info.: Probably a venous insect due to the warmth and redness, but it depends on your exposure to outdoor versus indoor environments, when they appeared, where you live, whether you have pet (that can have fleas) or where sitting on a rock in Texas (fire ant bites), before they appeared. Also, of interest are how large the bites are, and history of allergy (bee stings, etc.). ...Read more
I have got my plaster off from my leg after two months. I am unable to fold my knee, seems its kind of stiffed. A little of swelling too. Winters have arrived. Still, unable to walk but slowly. Plz doctors suggest me some light excercise or any remedi
Exercises: I assume you mean you are having difficulty bending your knee? If so, it is very important to slowly start bending the knee and straightening it as tolerated but pushing through any mild to moderate discomfort to increase the range of motion at the knee. Slowly increase how much you stretch the muscles and ligaments/tendons in the knee (and ankle if problematic) over weeks time... ...Read more
Small rash on leg/foot that looks like a cut that has scabbed over, itch at first, then kind of throb hurts then vanishes after a week or two, ideas?
Rash: Dermatological ' things ' can look a lot alike and there is nothing better than seeing it in the flesh. See your podiatrist and or dermatologist for assistance. ...Read more
Hi Dr. I am already 3 days late fir my period I going loo frequently bit worried having cramps like pms but I just had small dot kind of brwn discharg twice is it possible I am pregant?
Unprotected sex?: IIf you had unprotected sex and it was at or near the time you ovulated, yes — it is possible. So, do a test in a few days if you still have not started your period. Then, get good info on protection so you'll know how to stay safe from STDs and unwanted pregnancies. Best! ...Read more
Hello, so I'm having a little discomfort inside my vagina. I had sex for the first time about two months ago and now out of the blue in having discomfort and kind of burning feeling. I am a bit worried and stalling to see my doctor because I don't kno
I've always had a small flat mole on my face starting two days ago right under it there is a red bump and kind of red around it, is it just a pimple?
Mole: Any change in the Mole — like swelling, redness requires it to checked out. PLease see your doctor. ...Read more
What do I have? A rash? Bug bite? It itches! I have some kind of rash, or bite all over my skin. I thought it could be bed bugs but my boyfriend doesn't have any bites. They are small red bumps that itch like crazy sometimes. I have some on my wrists tha
Not every one has a:
Reaction to bed bugs. Bed bug bites may
have no sx's/signs except for 2 small skin puncture points. A reaction may show from a hr to several days later. It can cause itchy, pink, swollen, lesions w clear center. If hypersensite blisters may occur. A telltale sign is linear track of lesions from sequential feedings but doesn't always occur. Bites are in areas exposed while sleeping-arms, should. ...Read more
I have spider bites at the corner of my mouth and they're small and kind of look like pimples. What could I do to get rid of it?
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