A member asked:

I was camping & got a red spot on my leg. it's painful, has swelling, itching redness and a lump under the skin. how can i know what it is?

A doctor has provided 1 answer

Bug bite: You probably got bitten by a bug of some sort - impossible to tell what sort without seeing it in person. Could also be a small staph infection, or a bite that has become infected. Apply warm soaks 2-3 times/day, but if it doesn't resolve in a few days see your doctor or a dermatologist.

Answered 8/22/2016



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