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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Oozing clear: Material is probably ok (blister?) but oozing whitish purulent material may mean an infection.

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Try applying a: Paste of 2 parts baking soda and 1 part water mixed together.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christiaan Maurer
22 years experience in Internal Medicine
Doubtful: I suspect you scratched the bite (maybe in your sleep) and have serum oozing out. You could have a minor staph infection. Wash it with warm soapy wate ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Kim
14 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Clean the area: Cleanthe area with any antibiotic ointment..Seek attention to r/o any sort of staph infection.
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Abscess/Cellulitis: Hard to say without seeing it. I would do some warm soaks with a warm wet towel to try and draw the puss out. If the redness continues to spread out f ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Avoid: Steroid use near the eye is not recommended. Try an ice pack or calamine lotion. Zyrtec (cetirizine) may also help with itch.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Something else?: Mosquito bites are sometime painful, usually itchy but really rare to not heal or get infection. Could you have gotten bitten by another critter - es ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Mosquito Bites: Avoid scratching. Although a mosquito bite should itch for only a few days, continual scratching will increase your discomfort and may prolong the itc ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Medication: Use Hydrocortisone cream or a Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
You increase the: Potential for infection.

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