U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Cincinnati, OH
A 50-year-old female asked:

Went to florida now have a huge lump on arm really sore could it be a insect bite?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Could be: It could be an insect bite or a bacterial infection. Key to have it checked out especially if redness increases or there is red streaks along the arm.
Last updated Feb 11, 2014


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.