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What Type Of Bite Causes Peeling
More than one type.: Spider bites can have variable appearances. It might cause a pink or red bump with no symptoms. Or it could itch or be painful. Venomous spiders may cause significant pain radiating far from the site, cramping, sweating, necrosis of tissue or worse if there is an allergic reaction. ...Read more
Allergy or Infection: There are many etiologies for lip blisters. Herpes simplex labialis affects many individuals and is due to a recurrent virus infection. It may be induced by stress, sunlight, and an underlying illness. Other causes include an allergy to a cosmetic ingredient. Systemic medications can also be associated with lip blisters. ...Read more
Urticaria: Hives comprise their own category of eruption. They are unique primarily due to their transient nature (each hive will last for less than a day and will be replaced by new ones as they crop up). Rarely, lesions persist for greater than a day if an underlying immune complex disease or autoimmune disease is involved. Hives are slight raised welts surrounded by redness. No blistering, ulcer or pus ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Anyone: It is possible for anyone who is sexually active to contract syphilis and to pass it on to other sexual partners. There is no particular "type" of person who has syphilis. This is why it is important to practice safe sex and to know the infection status of your potential partners before sexual contact. ...Read more
Myriad of skin sores: It is very common to see multiple areas of skin changes on the body. Most are associated with the underlying skin development and possible irritants. Some are from lack of oil or the ability of the skin to have the correct moisture and get some reactions. Some are related to disease such as Psoriasis or change to skin moisturizers and some low dose steroid for short time. See dermatologist. ...Read more
Itchy Spots: If the spots appear on a person's face, neck, or trunk the culprit may be acne. Itchy spots that show up on someone's hands or feet may indicate either eczema or psoriasis, or allergy. If itchy spots occur on skin in the genital area, they may be caused by molluscum, lichen planus, scabies, or pubic hair lice. On the scalp, itchy spots may be seborrheic dermatitis or allergy. Medications can itch. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ants : Or delusional parasitosis or stimulant (amphetamine, methamphetamine and cocaine) abusers with formication (a feeling that ants are crawling on the skin) - self-inflicted skin lesions from an imaginary infestation is not uncommon. More often than not, psychiatrists are able to see these better than your regular doctor. ...Read more
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