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bug bite on face swelling

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Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
23 years experience Pediatrics
Acne: Acne is the most likely culprit. Hair follicles become plugged with oil and dead skin cells and the inflammation under the skin can be painful and cau ... Read More

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
23 years experience Family Medicine
You need...: This needs immediate evaluation especially when this is going on in the face area. This could be an abscess not responding to antibiotics and might re ... Read More
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Dr. Linda Spencer
35 years experience Dermatology
It depends: It depends on what type of spider and how sensitive you are to the venom. Most minor insect bite reactions should be fully resolved within a few week ... Read More
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Generally speaking, local reactions (redness, swelling, warmth, itch or no itch) to insect bites, including most spiders, maximize at about 72 hours a ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Pollard
20 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Scalp Bite: Depending on what the bite is from, how long it's been there, and the extent of the "swelling", you may wish to have it evaluated. An "abscess" can fi ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
21 years experience Pediatrics
Cool compress: I would recommend applying cool compresses to the affected area. In addition, an oral antihistamine may be helpful such as Benadryl (diphenhydramine) ... Read More
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Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Organized hematoma: Scar tissue due to the trauma. No long term effects
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Not easy: Unusual for a mosquito bite to be infected absent your scratching it and abrading the skin over it. If the area of redness expands, is very warm to t ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Get seen NOW!: This is an emergency. He needs to go immediately to an urgent care clinic or emergency department. If throat is swelling -- difficulty breathing, spea ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Dog bite on face: Dogs mouths are nasty but not as nasty as humans. Another concern is that humans rarely trasmit rabies as they all die. Be certain the dog was vaccin ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Austina Cho
25 years experience Psychiatry
See your doctor : You may need a Rabies Vaccine if the health status of the dog is unknown and may also need a tetanus shot. Your dr. May have prescribed antibiotics fo ... Read More

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