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A 31-year-old female asked:

I got bedbug bite, i woke up with itchy pimple.was putting gold bond cream n cortizone, (hydrocortisone)after it spot spread,very red,bigger, itchy. how to treat it?

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Dr. Rodney Pollary
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Bug bites: your homemade remedy is right on. So if it is worse it may mean bacterial infection maye contributing. It is best to have the bite seen by your doctor and perhaps be get some antibiotics. The infection can spread along under the skin tissue so get seen soon!

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Last updated Aug 12, 2015

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