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What bug bites could leave your skin itching and throbbing for days?

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Bug Bites

Any bug bite can cause red, itchy and throbbing skin that can last for a few hours, or even a few days.
If the redness is expanding, the site is getting warm or painful, then you might have a skin infection called cellulitis and a doctor needs to see it.

In brief: Bug Bites

Any bug bite can cause red, itchy and throbbing skin that can last for a few hours, or even a few days.
If the redness is expanding, the site is getting warm or painful, then you might have a skin infection called cellulitis and a doctor needs to see it.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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In brief: Any of them...

...If there is sufficiently severe allergy to bug saliva.
There are also, in a few places, bugs which actually deposit eggs under the skin, which would of course itch worse.

In brief: Any of them...

...If there is sufficiently severe allergy to bug saliva.
There are also, in a few places, bugs which actually deposit eggs under the skin, which would of course itch worse.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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