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Winder, GA
A 29-year-old female asked:

woke up hard painful lump on upper back side of my head. its behind my ear & my whole body is itching. my apartment is infested with spiders. i have a headache on that side with the lump and the pain is all around the area of lump & also my right ey?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Exam needed: It's best to have a physician examine the tender lump as well as your eye. Insect bites can develop secondary bacterial infection or cause allergic reactions. To relieve itching take an antihistamine like benadryl(causes drowsiness) or claritin(nondrowsy).

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Last updated Jul 6, 2018

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