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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 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

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 an 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

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What kind of insect bite leaves a hole in the skin?

What kind of insect bite leaves a hole in the skin?

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

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Which kind if bug bites are small and skin color?

Which kind if bug bites are small and skin color?

Any: There is no way to tell which bug bite causes a certain coloration on the skin since the coloration is more an 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

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My daughter is 26 months old and has a bug bite of some kind on her thigh and it has a large kinda knot underneath it but it hasn't come to a head ?

My daughter is 26 months old and has a bug bite of some kind on her thigh and it has a large kinda knot underneath it but it hasn't come to a head ?

This sounds like it: might be an infection, as opposed to a bug bite. Of course if you're somewhere where there are insects out at this time of year, it's possible. I would recommend that you have her examined by her doctor to be sure. Meanwhile, have her sit in a warm tub or apply warm compresses to the area. If it's itchy, she can have Benadryl (diphenhydramine) orally. Don't try to squeeze it to open it up; you may make it worse. ...Read more

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Tiny itchy growth on skin. Itches up like a bug bite only after I scratch it?

Tiny itchy growth on skin.  Itches up like a bug bite only after I scratch it?

Papular urticaria: A localized form of hives that comes up after you scratch it is called papular urticaria, and often it is indeed caused by a bug bite. Try applying over-the-counter Hydrocortisone cream instead of scratching it. If it persists, see a dermatologist. ...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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I have a bug bite on my lower leg. Its raised, hard, kind of looks like a burn. Skin is peeling and has itched for over a week. Dime sized ?

I have a bug bite on my lower leg. Its raised, hard, kind of looks like a burn. Skin is peeling and has itched for over a week. Dime sized ?

Bug bite: Please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. It is very likely that the team can take care of you but they might also need to discuss things with your primary doctor. Hope all goes well - the doctors are excellent! ...Read more

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I have had a small raised bump about the size of a bug bite on my arm for about a yr. It is hard but not painful. Skin colored. What could it be.

I have had a small raised bump about the size of a bug bite on my arm for about a yr. It is hard but not painful. Skin colored. What could it be.

1 Look=1000 words: Too hard to tell from this limited information. Go see your family doctor or a dermatologist and have them look at it. Chances are they can take one look at it and know exactly what it is. ...Read more

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What kind of spider bite leaves skin bruised?

What kind of spider bite leaves skin bruised?

That can occur with: A number of types of insect and spider bites - it is not specific enough as a single factor to determine the offending spider/ insect. ...Read more

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There are flat red bug bites on my skin. What kind of lotion or cream can I put on it?

There are flat red bug bites on my skin. What kind of lotion or cream can I put on it?

Depends on symptoms: Unless u are allergic to any cream, u can generically clean the area and apply otc antibiotic cream and an anti-inflammatory cream, if that doesn't help in a day or 2 consult ur 1ry md. ...Read more

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Got a bug bite and started scratching now I have red dots all under my skin. What is this?

Perhaps hives?: If they are itchy red dots then it could be an allergic reaction to the bug bite or even the mechanical pressure of you scratching. Sometimes you can scratch so hard that you cause tiny little bruises under the skin. ...Read more

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Sometimes i would feel a brief stinging pain like a bug bite on my skin, this could happen at any one place on my body. Is this bad?

Paresthesia: Paresthesia is an abnormal condition in which you feel a sensation of burning, numbness, tingling, itching or prickling. Paresthesia can also be described as a pins-and-needles or skin-crawling sensation. Paresthesia most often occurs in the extremities, such as the hands, feet, fingers, and toes, but it can occur in other parts of the body. ...Read more

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Is there a good way to get rid of the bug bite scars on my skin?

Time, steroid: Scars mature and can continue to improve for up to a year. They are sun-sensitive and may become hyperpigmented with sun exposure. The best way to treat a scar depends on the scar. Options include silicone gel, silicone sheeting, use of filler (for spot or crater-like scars), laser therapy, hydroquinone, dermabrasion, or kenalog (triamcinolone) injection, or surgical scar revision. See your plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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What bug bites could leave your skin itching and throbbing for days?

What bug bites could leave your skin itching and throbbing for days?

Any of them...: ...If there is sufficiently severe allergy to bug saliva. There are also, in a few places, bugs which actually deposit eggs under the skin, which would of course itch worse. ...Read more

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Bug bite on hand white to red skin?

Bug bite on hand white to red skin?

Local reaction/aller: It is probabely local allergic reaction and you can use over the counter Hydrocortisone 1% cream if it persists. ...Read more