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A 22-year-old female asked:

How can i remove spots caused by insects?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Insect Bites: Insect bite treatment: an ice pack or cool compress, a meat tenderizer solution, which can be made by mixing one part meat tenderizer and 4 parts of water. This is especially helpful for painful stings from bee, wasp or ant. For best effect, soak a cotton ball in the meat tenderizer solution and use it to rub the area of the bite for 15-20 minutes. A baking soda paste, topical steroids effective.
Dr. Kenny Chuu
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Rash: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck!

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