Users' questions

What bugs bite legs and ankles?

What bugs bite legs and ankles?

Bites from both bed bugs and fleas can cause round, red bumps on the surface of the skin. It is commonly noted that fleas are more likely to bite around the ankles or lower legs. However, the only way to identify the culprit behind a flea bite or bed bug bite is to find evidence of the bug itself.

What does sandfly bites look like?

In general, sand fly bites are painful and may cause red bumps and blisters. These bumps and blisters can become infected or cause skin inflammation, or dermatitis. Sand flies transmit diseases to animals and humans, including a parasitic disease called leishmaniasis.

How long until sand fly bites go away?

The bites are often not itchy straight away, they then can become unbearably itchy, can weep and also form small blisters – this is not uncommon and obviously varies to the individual. After a few days, the bites decrease in size and become a darker purpley-red colour and are not as itchy and they become bearable.

What kind of bite is a bubble on your ankle?

HELP – Very weird bite on ankle. Its a bubble! I was bitten a few days ago just above my ankle and the next day, instead of it swelling a little and seeing the small bite at the top, i have a bubble. Its soft and see through (i can see theres liquid in it). The immediate surroundings of the bubble on my leg is red.

What should I do if I get a bite on my leg?

Yes, the usual applies. I have bad reactions to bites sometimes too and icing it is probably the single best thing you can do – as often as posssible. Thanks. just been tyo tesco and bought the cheapest frozed bag of veg I could find.

Why is my ankle swollen from an insect bite?

Quick trip to the docs & got antibiotics & antihistamine & it was going down fast within 24 hours. Ended up at go. He said there was no apparent infection as skin not hot or red enough and developed too quick. Said it was an allergic reaction.

What does the bubble on my leg look like?

The immediate surroundings of the bubble on my leg is red. In short, it looks like one of those pop bubbles you get with packaging fragile things [the big clear sheets with lots of bubbles]. Feeling it feels like a packaing bubble too so as it would burst if i applied enough pressure.

HELP – Very weird bite on ankle. Its a bubble! I was bitten a few days ago just above my ankle and the next day, instead of it swelling a little and seeing the small bite at the top, i have a bubble. Its soft and see through (i can see theres liquid in it). The immediate surroundings of the bubble on my leg is red.

Yes, the usual applies. I have bad reactions to bites sometimes too and icing it is probably the single best thing you can do – as often as posssible. Thanks. just been tyo tesco and bought the cheapest frozed bag of veg I could find.

Quick trip to the docs & got antibiotics & antihistamine & it was going down fast within 24 hours. Ended up at go. He said there was no apparent infection as skin not hot or red enough and developed too quick. Said it was an allergic reaction.

What could a skin rash at my ankles mean?

Mine always starts with flu like symptoms, body aches, vomiting but nothing coming up, pain in my upper thigh (Lymph Nodes) then after a few days a red rash, redder than the twenty year old post What could a skin rash at my ankles mean?