Tick bite in human itchy and swollen?

Answer Was it a tick or a flea? It it's a flea, you have nothing to worry about. If it is a tick and the head is still in you, try removing it. I would go to the Drs though in the next couple of days and... Read More »

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I have an unknown bug bite: it's red, swollen, and very itchy. Ideas?

You should probably seek medical attention. As other answers suggested, it sounds like a spider bite. Almost every part of the US has the risk of some sort of poisonous spider (black-widow. brown... Read More »

Hands and feet feel swollen A little itchy. And ankle area is itchy. Have rash and welts.?

Sounds like skin irritation. Those can develop anytime, even from products/substances you have always been in contact with....

Tick bite?

Most tick bites are nothing to worry about. The majority of ticks you may see around your home or yard are sand ticks. Sand ticks don't carry lyme disease, which is really the only thing to worry... Read More »

Deer tick bite...?

It means your father was bitten by the species of tick that carries lymes disease. Has he removed the tick? Does he know how long the tick was on/into him before he discovered it? Is the red ras... Read More »