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A 68-year-old female asked:

It started as a bite (mosquito or spider?}, and now a week later it's still a large red blotchy spot. should i put something on it?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
Sounds like`: either an allergic reaction or infection! Use Warm Wet Compresses for the next 48 hours...if not improving see a Health Care Professional! Hope this helps! Dr Z

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Last updated Jun 21, 2015

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