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A 19-year-old female asked:

A red bump with hardness underneath and red/black head and redness area.. does that sound like a spider bit? located on thigh

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Dr. Chad Rudnick
Pediatrics 12 years experience
Skin infection: did you actually see a spider bite you? If not, the bump you describe is likely an abscess. In any event, it should be evaluated by a physician to determine the appropriate course of treatment (I & D +/- antibiotics).
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