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HELP! My son has strange bites/welps/rash....please help me indentify it (pics included)


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#31 Carolinaguy

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Posted 19 July 2012 - 07:46 PM

Was he outside or inside when these came about? It looks like a horsefly bite to me if he were outside, possibly an ant also. I know for myself and my kids, Benadryl is extremely helpful when we have come to a conclusion it's an insect, ant, spider, etc.

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Posted 19 July 2012 - 08:17 PM

Showed a nurse practitioner friend of mine. She says looked like bites, nothing to worry about as long as there is no fever.

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Posted 19 July 2012 - 08:34 PM

As long he he doesn't show other symptoms (fever, swellings, etc.) then it's probably not anything serious like a disease or an allergic reaction. It could be a mild allergic reaction to something. Worst case scenario, you might have bed begs or your kid might have found himself some body lice/mites.

#34 Dick the Butcher

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Posted 19 July 2012 - 09:48 PM

web md?

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Posted 20 July 2012 - 11:50 PM

could maybe be an allergic reaction. i have broken out in hives and they looked similar to that. sometimes they itched, sometimes they didn't.

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Posted 21 July 2012 - 01:19 PM

Thanks for the help everyone.

He has cleared up now and I think it was mosquito bites.

When I was a little boy I would have gawd awful sores from it.

Thanks for all the help though!

#37 CITILIMITS

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Posted 21 July 2012 - 04:01 PM

Might be eczema. Which is a form of extreme dry skin. Rub some vaseline on it. I hope he heals/feels better soon.


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