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Montgomery, AL
A 24-year-old male asked:

i have what looks like bug but on the side on my thumb. for the last couple days i have been pushing out clear juice from it. and my thumb is swollen ?

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Dr. Howard Shapiro
Specializes in Internal Medicine
See physiian: This may have started with an insect bite. Your descriptions suggests that youmay have either an allergic reaction to a bite or an infection, with or without a bite. You need to see a physician to evaluate it and prescrive antibiotica or other medicine to help clear it up.

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Last updated Sep 10, 2014

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