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A 24-year-old female asked:

I have a bug bite. it was swollen but swelling has reduced, it is mildly itchy and slightly sore. i have developed bruising around bite and the bite area itself is red and hard underneath skin. is this normal?

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Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Need antibiotics: May take antihitamines like benadryl. See a doctor for antibiotics

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Last updated May 21, 2018

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