Insect Bite Treatments Norfolk VA

Find top doctors who perform Insect Bite Treatments in Norfolk, VA. Whether you’re seeking treatment or looking to schedule a preventative screening, we can connect you with the best dermatologists near you in Norfolk, VA.

Local Businesses

Lawrence B Colen

(757) 466-1000
6161 Kempsville Cir – Suite 300
Norfolk, VA 23502

Gross, Michael

110 Kingsley Ln Ste 410
Norfolk, VA 23505

Hand Center

(757) 461-8300
6160 Kempsville Cir Ste 102A
Norfolk, VA 23502

Ear Nose & Throat Ltd

(757) 623-0526
885 Kempsville Rd Ste 304
Norfolk, VA 23502

Kaplan, Ivor B – Magee-Rosenblum Plastic Srgry

(757) 627-6700
400 W Brambleton Ave # 300
Norfolk, VA 23511

Pariser Dermatology Specialists Ltd

(757) 622-6315
601 Medical Tower
Norfolk, VA 23501

Davis, Lynn – Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

(757) 627-6700
400 W Brambleton Ave # 301
Norfolk, VA 23511

Rosenblum, Richard S – Magee-Rosenblum Plastic Srgry

(256) 882-6555
400 W Brambleton Ave # 301
Norfolk, VA 23501

David Gilbert

(757) 274-4000
Suite 300 400 W. Brambleton
Norfolk, VA 23510

Milinski, Mark – Ear Nose & Throat Ltd

(256) 881-8800
844 Kempsville Rd # 210
Norfolk, VA 23501

Dr.Robert Pariser

(757) 622-6315
400 Gresham Dr # 601
Norfolk, VA 23507

Blaylock, William K – Blaylock William K

(757) 533-5437
400 Gresham Dr # 702
Norfolk, VA 23511

David Pariser

(757) 622-6315
601 Medical Tower
Norfolk, VA 23507

Willcox Ruffin

1517 Cloncurry Rd
Norfolk, VA 23505

Hood, Antoinette

721 Fairfax Ave Ste 200
Norfolk, VA 23507

Hearing & Balance Center

(757) 889-6670
150 Kingsley Ln
Norfolk, VA 23505

Julia K Terzis Ltd

(757) 625-6347
330 W Brambleton Ave Ste 1
Norfolk, VA 23510

David Michael Pariser

601 Medical Tower
Norfolk, VA 23507

Richard Scott Rosenblum

(757) 627-6700
400 W Brambleton Ave – Ste 301
Norfolk, VA 23510

Acakpo Satchivi Leslie

(757) 668-7990
601 Childrens Ln
Norfolk, VA 23507

Insect Bite Treatments FAQ in Norfolk, VA

Why am I getting bitten and no one else is?

If no pests can be found and the irritation doesn’t seem to match any of the most common bug bite pictures, you may be experiencing a skin reaction to a household product or environmental irritant. Consider the location of the rash. If it’s on the hands and arms, think about what you’ve come in contact with recently.

When should you worry about a mosquito bite?

Seek immediate medical attention if you experience any of the following after a bite: Throat swelling. Trouble breathing. Wheezing.

Do you need to go to the doctor for bug bites?

Most bug bites can be treated at home. Hydrocortisone cream and topical/oral antihistamines work quickly to reduce swelling and itching. However, if a scab looks infected, or if a bite’s swelling does not reduce within several days of the initial event, it’s time to see a doctor.

How long should a bite be swollen?

The symptoms will normally improve within a few hours or days, although sometimes they can last a little longer. Some people have a mild allergic reaction and a larger area of skin around the bite or sting becomes swollen, red and painful. This should pass within a week.

Why do insect bites get worse at night?

“Most people itch more at night because our cortisol levels (our bodies’ own anti-inflammatory hormone) are higher in the morning and also because we are less distracted as we wind down and try to fall asleep,” explained Dr. Kassouf.

What is the best home remedy for insect bites?

Oatmeal. One remedy for an uncomfortable mosquito bite may also be one of your favorite breakfasts. Crushed ice. Heat. Honey. Aloe vera. Baking soda. Basil. Vinegar.

Can I get sepsis from an insect bite?

The bacteria, most commonly Group A streptococcal bacteria, enter the skin through an opening, such as cut, scrape, burn, or surgical incision, or even a bug bite or sting. Cellulitis can cause sepsis in some people. Often incorrectly called blood poisoning, sepsis is the body’s life-threatening response to infection.

Where does sepsis usually start?

Sepsis is the body’s extreme response to an infection. It is a life-threatening medical emergency. Sepsis happens when an infection you already have triggers a chain reaction throughout your body. Infections that lead to sepsis most often start in the lung, urinary tract, skin, or gastrointestinal tract.

What makes bug bites heal faster?

Ice. The cold stuff can help decrease inflammation and swelling, Dr. Hydrocortisone cream. This “is like a fire extinguisher that puts out inflammation in the skin,” Dr. Baking soda. This can help dry out the bite and tamp down on inflammation, Dr. Oatmeal. Toothpaste. Calamine lotion.

Why is my bug bite so big?

When you get stung, they inject the venom under your skin. “The concern about the venomous insects is that some people develop an allergic reaction. When you have an allergy to the insect venom, the part of your body that got stung, will swell up.

Do spider bites have 2 holes?

THE BITE HAS TWO PUNCTURE MARKS. It’s not always easy to see, but a true spider bite will present itself with two puncture marks. The spider’s fangs cause these marks when they pierce the skin.

Why is my bug bite swollen and hot?

A person can get a localized allergic reaction (swelling, heat, or itching of the skin around the sting area) or a systemic allergic reaction, meaning that the venom causes a reaction throughout the body. In the case of a systemic reaction, the person may break out in hives.