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North Sioux City, SD
A 22-year-old female asked:

I have a bug bite for more than 3 weeks, but it still not heal. it releases a lot of yellow fluid and it's kind of itchy. i only applied neosporin.

3 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Aimee Barton
A Verified Doctoranswered
25 years experience
See your doc: Sounds like this bite might be infected, or might not be a bite at all. You need an exam to know what next steps to take. Good luck!
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Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
Family Medicine 41 years experience
?secondary infection: Sounds like your first bite might have got a secondary infection, maybe a staph species, and need an oral antibiotic to clear up.
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Dr. Krishna Anand
Pediatrics 52 years experience
Insect biteto absces: Neosporin may work , but it has been so long and pus discharge .You have skin infection as abscess , so you need to see the doctor and get treated with antibiotics
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Last updated Apr 11, 2019

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