Does this look like a bat bite?

Does this look like a bat bite? Husband and I were outside around 11pm in Indianapolis in a hotel parking lot. Husband was lifting heavy items, like an unboxed microwave, boxes, and an ironing board into another car. Husband was wearing a hoodie, jeans, and shoes. I saw bats flying around a distance away, nowhere near us. When we got inside, I found this mark on his hand. Husband says he neither saw a bat near him nor felt a bat touch his hand. I want to know if he would feel it and if this looks like a bite. It is one mark, not two puncture holes. Could it be a scrape from lifting things instead?

Age: 23
Female
Medications: Citalopram
General Information: Talked to the Indianapolis county health department, who did not recommend treatment. Talked to an RN in the family who did not think it was a bite. Talked to an ER nurse in the family who also did not think it was a bite.

1 Comment on “Does this look like a bat bite?

  1. Based on the info you provided and photo – No I don’t think this is a bite. Clean the area with warm water and very mild soap. Keep it clean. Use an antibiotic cream.

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