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What Sort Of Problem Can Come From An Ant 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
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
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
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
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
? ? ? ?: 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
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
Hello I have bite of some sort that has turned purple.
any idea as to what it may be or how much of a danger is the area of the bite in ?
Could there be an infection from inside the body if you're feeling back pain all the time? What sort of illness is this or what prob he might have?
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.
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
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