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What Kind Of Infection Can I Get From A Bug Bite
Many: Different insects spread different diseases, bacterial, viral, rickettsial and parasitic. Most common insects spreading diseases include mosquitos, ticks and fleas. Diseases spread by insect bites include malaria, dengue, yellow fever, lyme disease, rocky mountain spoted fever, typhus, relapsing fever, plague, west nile virus and many more. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
Have bugs in my hair that bite and ive tried everything they keep coming back they get in my eye an my eye gets an infection
Bugs in hair: You may have head lice that also can infest the eye lashes. You need to call your health care provider concerning treatment for this and find out how to keep re-infestations from occurring. You have to work hard at killing the lice and the eggs which are glued to the hair shafts and eye lashes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have these little tiny itchy bumps all on my left eyelid. One doctor said vital infection eye doctor said bug bite its not getting better?
Suddenly I have very a very painful heel. Feels like thorns. I am being treated for infection from a bug bite.
Inflammation: It appears that there is inflammation which could be a tendonitis or a fasciitis of the heel and sole of the foot. Try padding in your shoe,and if you can take them,NSAIDS like ibuprofen may help. Fasciitis of the foot can last many months so I recommend that you consult a podiatrist if symptoms persist. I don't think the insect bite infection is related. ...Read more
Infected bite: Most insect bites can be adequately managed at home with local wound care (washing twice daily with soap and water, then topical antibiotic cream if open). Oral antihistamines can also help swelling and itching. Increased redness, drainage, ulceration, fever or pain should prompt a visit to your doctor. ...Read more
How do i know if i have a bug bite or an infection? The area on my skin is lifted, hard and red, almost like a pimple with no tip.
Diagnosed with bug bite infection. Taken meds for 3 days. Now looks like bruise. Hurts to move head. Should I go back to doc?
Probably: Do not know what kind of infection would follow the bite of an unnamed bug, but it sounds as if you have developed new symptoms and these are best addressed by the doctor who saw you initially. Hope this clears up quickly. ...Read more
My eye started swelling up since yesterday and it has gotten worst this morning. I've taken benadryl this morning and the swelling hasn't gone down. I'm not sure if this a bug bite or an infection. It doesn't really itch. It actually hurts when I blink h
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