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Bug bite hurts to touch

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Insect bite: Your bite may have been caused by one of the venomous insects like a bee, wasp or hornet.. Apply cold compresses to reduce swelling and then apply hal... Read More

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Infected Bite: the area is now infected. Don't pop the area of pus. Take him in to be seen today so treatment can be started for Cellulitus and possibly an abscess... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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Could be developing: Brown Recluse Spider bite. Toxin causes tissue death and open ulcer formation which is at risk for secondary skin infection. You should go see your do... Read More
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Depends: If it is getting better you can watch and wait. If the circle is enlarging (mark it with a pen to follow it) or if it is getting more painful then you... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Infected Insect Bite: You most likely have an infected insect bit reaction. You will need to be treated with oral antibiotics and topical and or oral prednisone.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Hemorrhage: occasionally the bug venom causes leakage of blood from the blood vessels,resulting in the bruise
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
Seriously?: How big should something painful on your genitals get? Yes, get it checked--could be simple like ingrown hair, could be bartholin's cyst (pain will ro... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 57 years experience
Are you sure?: How do you know it is a "bug bite"? Best treatment is determined by a more precise definition of what is there. If it is from an insect, which insect?
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Need to be seen: And examined, unfortunately, without at least visual inspection, we can't really help, could be very well an infected area and needs prescription medi... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Guyette
Specializes in Hand Surgery
Infection likely: The differential is long, but infection is at the top of the list. In particular with the staph series of bacteria, including mrsa. Less likely ar... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
Ophthalmology 45 years experience
Yes: Your inflammatory cells come in to take care of the bite and this causes swelling and warmth. This should subside in a day or two --if not i would be... Read More

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