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What Kind Of Bug Bite Leaves A Circle
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
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
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
We don't either: Most bug bites, if it is one, do not leave any diagnostic clues that would allow us to know what it is. Sometimes they form patterns that allow us to speculate, but most look about the same. ...Read more
That could be: A number of things. Sorry, won't be able to pin that down for you. ...Read more
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
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
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
Rash: People often want to assume it is a bug bite when that is not always the case. A rash is best evaluated in person by a doctor who can truly determine if a biopsy or specific treatment is needed. Many insect bites/stings can lead to the reaction you describe but it would be best to have your doctor look at it. ...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
Red little bumps everywhere on hip and butt, I woke up with them, they are mostly in clusters. Slightly itchy. My son has them too. What kind of bug bite? Should I be concerned?
I have these red bumps looks little yellow in the middle what do u think it is? They itch look like some kind of bug bite
I think I might have some kind of bug bite or spider bite. There is a white bump in the middle and its swollen and red around kinda oblong shape?
Ok I have a few questions what kind of bug bite bruises and swells and what doctor can I go to to help me with my stomach proble?
What can cause pimples to pop up more frequently than normal on my husbands arms and legs? Could it be some kind of bug bite? They don't itch.
No certain way: Unless you catch the bug in the act or has the dead body to prove, there is no way to tell. Spider bites however often leads to an infection. ...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?
Many insects cause blisters but some may be so small that they are not easily visible and look like little bumps. But some insects and spiders cause large blisters, these are
brown recluse spider
yellow sac spiders
mosquito bite in some people
rarely tick bites. ...Read more
Any: Any insect bite that has a red line leading away from it has possibly become infected and will need medical attention and any bite that breaks the skin surface has the potential to become infected. ...Read more
Almost any can. ..: There are classic insect bites that leave a hole--the mosquito & the tick, for example. Truly any bug with a "proboscis" or snout that is genetically designed by nature to drill or puncture a hole into our skin for a nice blood meal from beneath our outer epidermis. Several varieties of spiders may leave "holes" as well. So, best use your insect repellent (something with deet usually works best!). ...Read more
? spider bite: A spider bite can, but there are many variables see your doctor. ...Read more
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