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What if I have a painful lump under my arm and recently started itching all over with tiny bumps that resemble insect bites?

See a doctor

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Today! Now! It could be a very serious infection. Go!
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Which arkansas insect bites multiple times and how to treat the bite?

Not state specific

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There are not insects that are really state specific, more climate than region. That said, there are certain areas of the country that have more of one type insect than others. General care for insect bites is good hygeine, sypmtoms relief, and watch for signs that infection is starting.
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Dr. Doanh Nguyen answered:

Got some type of insect bites and are very red what insect bite is it?

Cellulitis

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It would be impossible to tell which insect bites is that. Plus you don't see the insect so it is not necessary due to an insect bite. Cellulitis due to any reasons can looks like that red tender bump. Try using warm compress for about 30 minutes 4 times a day. If it does not improve or it gets worse, see a physician to see if abscess is formed and needed to be drained.
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I've several insect bites on my foot and one large blister has formed over a bite, some swelling&alot of itchiness. Should I seek medical treatment?

Seeking medical

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Attention is never bad or wrong, afterall, you do have a problem. Alternatively,l if you feel comfortable using a sterile instrument you can pop the blister allow it to drain and place some antibiotic ointment to the site and bandage it. Change daily and monitor the wound and yourself for any fever or signs of redness or swelling by the bites.
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Is an insect bite that turns into a hard lump normal?

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Sounds like you have what is known as an insect bite granuloma. When a mosquito bites, for instance, the bug "vomits" into the skin--releasing a chemical which prevents the clotting of blood. This enables the mosquito to leisurely "sip" your blood until she is full. The body reacts to the "vomit" by often itching or turning red--even transforming into firm bump or granuloma. May last for months.
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Dr. Bryan H. Levey answered:

I have an itchy and painful insect bite that I have had for three weeks. Now it is hard with a big lump under the skin. It won't go away.

It is likely.....

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....infected, probably from scratching it. See your doctor about this for proper diagnosis and treatment.
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Do you pop insect bites?

Not a good idea

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"Popping" or pinching of insect bites does not speed up their resolution and may lead to scarring or infection.
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Red bumps on arm - insect bites?

Hard to tell...

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...without looking. But if they are, remember: scattered are likely mosquitos; chains or clusters suspicious for bedbugs.
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