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is skin swelling a symptom of dog bites

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: On what's causing the swelling.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Hives: Swelling and itching of the skin after scratching is usually due to hives (urticaria) -- or more scientifically, "dermatographism." the little bump th ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Insect bite: Try some over the counter anti itch cream. Even baking soda with water paste would work.
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Warm compresses: Minor insect bites will usually resolve by themselves. Itching is relieved with an antihistamine such as benadryl (diphenhydramine). If after 2 days t ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Can't diagnose: I am sorry but there isn't enough information to be able to make a diagnosis with specific recommendations. Visual assessment and history would likel ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Many of them, lupes, sclerdrema, atopic dermatitis, allergey, and hereditary angioedema and more.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Skin swelling: Skin is the outermost tissue covering the body. Skin may increase in size due to fluid accumulation (edema).
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chris Hawley
23 years experience Family Medicine
Cold: Some people's skin can be very sensitive to cold and their skin releases histamine that can cause redness and swelling. Look up cold urticaria for mo ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Cold compress,aspiri: Aspirin or other nsaids such as allege, Motrin can help with swelling. Cold milk compresses 5 minutes a hour will decrease temperature followed by alo ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Boils: This is a typical area for boils. There are a lot of hair follicles that infection sets in. Unfortunately, this problem becomes an ongoing pest in a f ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
I think the best: I will start with my family doctor if can't handle it he will refer to the appropriate specialist.

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