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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Bug Bite: Please follow up w/your family doctor. He/she will offer other possibilities. Catch it early, especially if it is Lyme. Peace and good health.

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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Have it evaluated: This needs evaluation. An abscess is a major possibility among others. See a doctor.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Eval: You may have an abscess and possibly cellulitis. Please get evaluated promptly.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
19 years experience Pediatrics
Have it seen: It is difficult to diagnose issues with the skin without having them seen by a physician. As a "very large, swollen, red lump" is not normal on the l ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Unfortunately we are: not able to diagnose rashes, bumps and bites over the internet since we can't see the lesions. This sounds serious. You should make an appointment to ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Mole: Any bleeding, or as in your case swelling and/or pain should be investigated. Please see a Dermatologist as soon as possible to evaluate the lesion a ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marcus Free
26 years experience General Surgery
See a doctor now: A bite from a spider, or other insect, which swells with red or dark color is very concerning for infection and/or dead tissue (necrosis). Symptoms su ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Lump: From your description, it sounds like an abscess or pocket of infection. It could also be a collection of blood related to the injury. Be checked, an ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Lumps aching joints: F of unknown age or location or medical Hx notes: I've had swollen hard red lumps on my lower legs for a couple of weeks now & severly aching join ... Read More
A 14-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Go to your Doctor: Hard lymph nodes are suspect. They should be checked by your doctor who may consider a biopsy and run other tests to find out the cause. watch and see ... Read More

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