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Big red bump on my arm

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Hand Surgery 35 years experience
It's hard to say: Without actually seeing what that means inflammation and swelling which can be caused by infection chronic inflammation metabolic issues such as get o... Read More

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harry Myers
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Abscess : Hi, an abscess is the body's way of "walling off" an infection it cannot fight on its own. It will be a growing, warm, red, tender mass, and could for... Read More
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Dr. William Howland
Allergy and Immunology 44 years experience
5-10 days: Most insect bites completely heal in days. Chigger bites may take more than 2 weeks to resolve. Reasons to see a doctor would be ulceration, significa... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zach Patrick
Emergency Medicine 13 years experience
Go to the ER: There could be a reaction to the insect bite. Go to an ER now as your symptoms are concerning for allergic reaction or envenomation. Without the actua... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Yes: If you are exposed to the item to which you are allergic, the symptoms will persist, even for years. It would be prudent to consult your doctor. For g... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Woodworth
General Surgery 25 years experience
Possibly: This lesion needs to be evaluated as it is a new lesion in the setting of extensive sun exposure and may be a skin cancer.
A female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Give it more time: It may well have been a bug bite and your body is still reacting to the saliva left behind. Give it a couple more weeks and see doctor if the bump is... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
I am sorry but we: can't diagnose this with the available information. I encourage you to let your parents know about it.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Not unusual: You did go through a process where your skin was pierced producing a minor injury. Healing time afterwards varies with the individual. The positive/ne... Read More

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