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What sort of problem can come from an ant bite?

What sort of problem can come from an ant bite?

Easy question: Ant stings are a cutaneous condition caused by stinging (as distinct from biting) venomous ants, always painful, but most painful when involving fire ants.[1]. ...Read more

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Ant Bite (Definition)

Skin lesions from ant bites usually have a red base with a blisters on ...Read more


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What sort of problem can come from an anopheles mosquito bite?

What sort of problem can come from an anopheles mosquito bite?

It transmit malaria: Mosquitoes are a family of small, midge-like flies, the culicidae. Although a few species are harmless or even useful, most cause a nuisance by sucking blood from vertebrates, including humans. Several of the most harmful human and livestock diseases are transmitted by mosquitoes during feeding. Accordingly, some authorities argue that mosquitoes are the most dangerous animals on earth.Laria - mal. ...Read more

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What can you do to treat severe swelling from a mosquito bite?

What can you do to treat severe swelling from a mosquito bite?

Apply ice: Store aloe vera gel in the refrigerator and apply to affected area. Rub a basil leaf on the bite. It repels mosquitoes & has anti-inflammatory properties effect. Consider applying calamine lotion. Apply crushed ice or a cold pack. A 1 to 1 mix of water and baking soda is effective when applied to the lesions. You can take oral medications like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or chlorpheniramine. ...Read more

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Please tell me what sort of infection could be on the skin, say an infected surgical wound, that could transmit to cause a blood infection?

Please tell me what sort of infection could be on the skin, say an infected surgical wound, that could transmit to cause a blood infection?

Possibly: A mild surgical wound which is superficial is usually handled with warm soaks and dressing until healed. When the extent of infection especially with a major abodominal incision becomes infected such as with MRSA antibiotics must be used or the infection can enter the blood stream as defined by elevated WBC and temp. ...Read more

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What kinds of insect bites result in what look like pimples? Should it be popped? Not sure of source...

What kinds of insect bites result in what look like pimples?  Should it be popped?  Not sure of source...

Unwarrented assumpti: You assume they are due to insects. Did you see insects? Does anyone else have something similar? Any exposure to animals? Probably it is something else. You may need to consult a physician, preferably a dermatologist. No spider ever causes what you seem to describe. ...Read more

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What type of problem could occur from an accidental fall on my knees?

What type of problem could occur from an accidental fall on my knees?

Many possib.: From small fractures ( of condyles) to meniscal tears or ligament tears ( anterior cruciate or other) are possible. In doubt get examined by an orthopode. ...Read more

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Can there be a way to get rid of swelling from a mosquito bite under the eyes?

Can there be a way to get rid of swelling from a mosquito bite under the eyes?

Try ice: It will go away on its own but ice might make it go away quicker. You could put some Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream on it as well. ...Read more

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What do you suggest to release a human jaw from a bite?

What do you suggest to release a human jaw from a bite?

? ? ? ?: Your question doesn't really make sense.. Please rephrase for an accurate answer. If you are asking how to treat a jaw that is locked in a closed position, then see your dentist to have the cause determined and to be treated for the problem. ...Read more

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What can I use on an infant to relieve itching from bug bite?

What can I use on an infant to relieve itching from bug bite?

Allergy: You can use benedryl gel locally. Any time you think your infant got an insect bite, wash the area with soap and water immediately and use a moisturizing lotion/ Benadryl (diphenhydramine) gel or in case of too much redness you can use otc 1% Hydrocortisone cream. ...Read more

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Can you explain if it's possible to squeeze or suck the venom out of a bug bite?

Bug Bite Treatment: This is not a practical or wise method. In addition to not providing any benefit, saliva from your or someone else's mouth can cause an infection not related to the bug bite. ...Read more

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What's the best way to prevent itching on a mosquito or ant bite ?

What's the best way to prevent itching on a mosquito or ant bite ?

Topical steroid: 1% hydrocortisone cream applied locally can often relieve itching. No systemic drowsiness effects. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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What is the liquid coming from an insect bite?

Body's Reaction: If it is clear watery fluid, it is probably serosanguinous fluid. The skin is reacting to the venom as an infection or as an allergy. If the fluid is thick and green-yellow, then the bite has become infected. Either way, wash it with soap and water 2-3 times a day, and see your doctor if the symptoms persist or get worse. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what is the name of the disease from bee stings?

Could you tell me what is the name of the disease from bee stings?

Anaphylaxis??: Anaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction associated with bee stings, but it is an immune response, not a disease. ...Read more

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Doctor my skin itches me (sort of a prick) and it sort of burns (it turns hot) what could be the cause and the possible treatment. ?

Doctor my skin itches me (sort of  a prick) and it sort of burns (it turns hot)
what could be the cause and the possible treatment.
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Allergy?autoimmune?: This sounds as if it could e an autoimmune or allergic disease . It could also be paresthesias from diabetes. You need to be evaluated by your internist or dermatologist. ...Read more

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What types of bacterial infections can I get from a bug bite?

What types of bacterial infections 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 more

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