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A 35-year-old female asked:

2year old has a bite on his leg. i thought it was a mosquito bite and applied antizan. the redness is becoming bigger and hard. can it be a spider bite? he complaint that its sore. not rubbing it but just holding it.

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Dr. Noel Shamley
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Insect bites: I have seen a lot of these of unknown origin.causes can include a tic,spider or mosquito.The area swells up alarmingly ,but should not be squeezed.Oral medication may assist

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