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What kind of bug bite leaves a blister?

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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Blistering (Definition)

Blistering is a bubble of skin filled with fluid. They can occur to excessive rubbing (as with a new pair of ...Read more


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What kind of insect bite leaves a blister?

What kind of insect bite leaves a blister?

Many kinds: 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 fire ants blister beetles bed bugs mosquito bite in some people mites rarely tick bites. ...Read more

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I have really itchy bumps kind like bug bites that pop up occasionaly but blisters on my hands they go away & either come bak or leave a rlly dry spot?

?eczema: If it is a chronic skin condition on your hands with itchy, red dry areas then i would think eczema is a strong possibility. See my web site www.kleinallergy.com and click "allergies and asthma" so access info on eczema. A link is provided below. http://kleinallergy.com/allergies.html#6. ...Read more

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What bug bites and leaves a blister?

What bug bites and leaves a blister?

Many types of: insect bites can blister - it is a non-specific rxn. ...Read more

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What type of spider bite that leaves blisters and flu like symptoms?

What type of spider bite that leaves blisters and flu like symptoms?

See below : The brown recluse (loxoceles reclusa) is the most likely one in the us to cause symptoms that are like the flu, but black widow can cause some strange symptoms too. ...Read more

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I have 2 blisters from some type of bug bite. Looks like 2 blood blisters with small rash bumps around the blisters. What could this be?

I have 2 blisters from some type of bug bite. Looks like 2 blood blisters with small rash bumps around the blisters. What could this be?

Possibly fire ants: Some types of ants, like fire ants, are venomous. Ant bites and stings typically produce a sharp pain and a burning sensation and result in a white, fluid-filled blister a day or two after the sting, lasting from three to eight days. There may also be itchiness, redness, and swelling associated. "Blister beetles" can also do that. ...Read more

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Is there anything I can do when a bug bite turns in to a blister?

Is there anything I can do when a bug bite turns in to a blister?

Yes: Bug bites can turn to blisters sometimes. This is from the intense reaction that the bite caused in the skin. It's best to not pop blisters as this can open the skin to infection. Topical steroids such as Hydrocortisone cream applied under a band-aid can help reduce the inflammation (and intense itching) and minimize the risk of infection. Fortunately, most bug bites improve in a week or so. ...Read more

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If a bug bite has a blister top on it do you pop the blister or will that make it worse?

If a bug bite has a blister top on it do you pop the blister or will that make it worse?

Leave it alone: By opening it artificially you will create an open inflamed surface onto which bacterial growth may occur. If you can tolerate leaving it alone, do so. If you cannot, have your pharmacist suggest an antibacterial ointment you can apply to the surface or just wash with soap and water and keep it very clean. It should heal in a day or two. ...Read more

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Insect Bite (Definition)

Insect bites usually refer to a skin lesion from an insect bite. The insects are fire ants, honey bees ...Read more


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