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What kind of bug bite leaves a tiny circle on your skin?

What kind of bug bite leaves a tiny circle on your skin?

Tick bite: A tick bite can look like a bull's eye. It's important to see your doctor if you see a tick or suspect a tick bite because they can carry lyme disease which can have long-term debilitating consequences. Treatment with Doxycycline can help prevent lyme disease. Other bugs that leave a tiny circle are spider, bed bugs, fleas, fire ants, chiggers. ...Read more

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What kind of bug bite leaves a blister?

Many: Short question with almost no other information, so sort answer is many. Good luck! ...Read more

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What kind of bug bite leaves a dark spot in the center?

Many kinds: Many kinds of bites will leave a small dark spot in the center. Usually, this is a small hematoma (bruise) where the stinger or proboscis went into the skin. Less commonly, a dark area could be necrotic (dead) tissue where a toxin has acted, like in the case of a brown recluse bite. If you have concerns, see your gp. ...Read more

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What kind of bug bite looks like a bullseye?

Perhaps lyme disease: Several bites can cause this response, and it most often means nothing to your health, and clears without treatment. Dermatologists consider lyme disease, caused by an infection introduced in a tick bite, which classically causes erythema migrans-an expanding target like lesion. No other symptoms may be present at the onset of the rash, so consider seeing your doctor for preventative medication. ...Read more

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I was bitten, but don't know what kind of bug bite was it?

I was bitten, but don't know what kind of bug bite was it?

BUG BITES: How do you know they are bug bites? If they itch over-the-counter Hydrocortisone might work. Why do you have to know the kind of bug? ...Read more

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What kind of bug bite do I have and can it be dangerous? (in india)

No idea: Where is the bite? What does it look like? Painful? Red? Seek help from someone who knows the bugs there. India is known for homeopathic medicine and you can certainly benefit from a trained homeopath there. Rub a slice of onion on the bite. It neutralizes the toxin reduces swelling and itching etc. If it worsens or you are worried, you need to be seen by someone. ...Read more

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Hi, I have a scratch on the back of my shoulder next to my neck. I don't know how it could be a scratch so could it be some kind of bug bite?

Hi, I have a scratch on the back of my shoulder next to my neck. I don't know how it could be a scratch so could it be some kind of bug bite?

Bites: Bug bites generally don't look like a scratch. They are usually circular, raised and either painful or itchy. If you are in doubt send a picture here or to your doctor. Keep it clean and apply polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin). Make sure you are up to date on your tetanus booster. All the best. ...Read more

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I i have some kind of bug bite. I just noticed it today. It keeps getting bigger. Its red around the center with a dark red dot in the center. ?

Not unusual: Chemicals, foreign proteins, toxins, and enzymes are introduced from a bug bite and thus it is not uncommon that the reaction may get larger in the first 72 hrs. If pus develops, then the infection will need to be treated. If it itches, try topical hydrocortisone cream. If not, just leave it alone for a few days and see what develops. ...Read more