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1,416 Possible Causes for Insect Bite

  • Insect Bite

    These insects sting. While there is a clear difference between an insect bite and an insect sting, some species - wasps, for instance - may bite and sting.[symptoma.com] […] known as English insect bite wound caused by the bite of an insect insect bites and stings insect sting insect biting Statements Identifiers Sitelinks Wikipedia (16 entries[wikidata.org] Abstract Insects are a class of living creatures within the arthropods. Insect bite reactions are commonly seen in clinical practice.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Skin Infection

    Impetigo can develop if you have a cut or an insect bite, but it also can occur in previously healthy skin [source: Mayo Clinic ].[health.howstuffworks.com] bites, surgical wounds, intravenous drug injection or sites of intravenous catheter insertion.[en.wikipedia.org] The lesions often occur on the legs of children and infection is usually secondary to insect bites.[apps.who.int]

  • Bee Sting

    Other insect bites, however, can lead to serious or even deadly allergic reactions.[mymdnow.com] Insect bites How do you treat insect bites? Insect bites are treated in the same way as insect stings, except you don't have to worry about scraping off a stinger.[patient.info] Symptoms of insect bites and stings Insect bites and stings will usually cause a red, swollen lump to develop on the skin.[nhs.uk]

  • Erysipelas

    More severe infections can result in vesicles (pox or insect bite-like marks), blisters, and petechiae (small purple or red spots), with possible skin necrosis (death).[en.wikipedia.org] bites and one case of erysipelas after a hand injury, with repeat episodes reported by all three patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Possible other causes for erysipelas include skin ulcers, surgical incisions, insect bites, psoriasis, and edema feet secondary to cardiac insufficiency and diabetes.[symptoma.com]

  • Cellulitis

    Several non-infectious disorders, such as contact dermatitis, insect bites, stasis dermatitis, and lipodermatosclerosis, masquerade as infectious cellulitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] bites, surgical wounds, or sites of intravenous catheter insertion.[commons.wikimedia.org] It's actually very rare for insect bites to become infected.[patient.info]

  • Papular Urticaria

    We conclude that a more appropriate term for future study and diagnosis of this entity is insect bite-induced hypersensitivity.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Non-venomous insect bites pierce the skin to feed on blood. This usually results in intense itching.[slideshare.net] Insect bites and the associated hypersensitivity reactions known as papular urticaria account for a significant number of all referrals from pediatricians and dermatologists[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Leg Cellulitis

    The insect bite caused blisters around the site of the bite which eventually burst and appear to be healing.[healthquestions.medhelp.org] It's actually very rare for insect bites to become infected.[patient.info] A week and a half ago I had an insect bite on my right big toe and a few days later was stung by a jellyfish on the back of my left knee.[healthquestions.medhelp.org]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    The original site of infection on your body may be a minor wound or injury such as a small cut, insect bite or bruise.[healthlinkbc.ca] The lesions often occur on the legs of children and infection is usually secondary to insect bites.[apps.who.int] The bacteria get into scrapes, cold sores, insect bites or patches of eczema. For more information, see HealthLinkBC File #81 Impetigo .[healthlinkbc.ca]

  • Cellulitis of the Foot

    Skin injuries such as cuts, insect bites, or surgical incisions are commonly the sites of the infection.[thenassauguardian.com] It's actually very rare for insect bites to become infected.[patient.info] Predisposing conditions for cellulitis include insect bite, animal bite, pruritic skin rash, recent surgery, athlete's foot, dry skin, eczema, burns and boils, though there[360oandp.com]

  • Urticaria

    An itchy skin eruption characterized by weals with pale interiors and well-defined red margins; usually the result of an allergic response to insect bites or food or drugs[icd9data.com] Typically, they don't affect the whole family – just the child who has a sensitivity to insect bites.[babycenter.com] bites Erythema multiforme Treatment If known, discontinue offending agent If concern for airway compromise epinephrine Anti-histamines second generation first generation[step2.medbullets.com]

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