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I have a 7 year old who woke up with a bite on his arm. it's very swollen,red and has a little hole in the middle, it itches should i be worried?

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Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Sting: this sounds like a sting either a bee or a wasp place some ice compresses and have it checked by a physicians.If he is having rashes and swelling and difficulty breathing.you need it have him checked urgently
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Dr. Luis Matos
Dr. Luis Matos commented
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 47 years experience
Most likely an insect bite or a spider bite. as long as it is not red swollen or painful, in should gradually heal. Have him seen by your doctor if it gets worse.
May 19, 2016
Last updated Nov 27, 2017


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