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Red itchy hive like bumps on body, rough texture, Bug bites or MRSA or Shingles?

Red itchy hive-like bumps appear randomly on body. Looks like an inflamed mosquito bite. Used to get one here n there but now have 5 then 4 more today. 8 on back one on leg. Have got them on various parts of my body. rough texture not smooth. One doctor said bug bites another said MrSA and the last said shingles . I am 32 and otherwise generally healthy.
Asked On : Sun, 13 May 2012
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If you have for rough textured swelling of the bite area , it looks like a papular urticaria which can be caused by beg bites if they are so discretely distributed.
You will need to apply a mixture of steroid and antibiotic on the site of the bite and can take over the counter Allegra 180mg in the morning.

If it does not improve over the next few days , it would be wise to show the dermatologist who will prescribe you certain medication to keep the bed bugs off and also certain creams to review the diagnosis .
thanks and take care
Answered: Tue, 15 May 2012
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