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Tiny itchy growth on skin. Itches up like a bug bite only after I scratch it?

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology

In brief: Papular urticaria

A localized form of hives that comes up after you scratch it is called papular urticaria, and often it is indeed caused by a bug bite.
Try applying over-the-counter Hydrocortisone cream instead of scratching it. If it persists, see a dermatologist.

In brief: Papular urticaria

A localized form of hives that comes up after you scratch it is called papular urticaria, and often it is indeed caused by a bug bite.
Try applying over-the-counter Hydrocortisone cream instead of scratching it. If it persists, see a dermatologist.
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