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Very itchy swollen bite on my arm?

Very itchy swollen bite on my arm?

Sorry, can't : Diagnose source of bite with this info. For significant swelling, heat, redness, pus - get medical eval. ...Read more

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I have large swollen bites on my arm multiple of them. Wondering if i need to go to a doctor and if they are bed big bites? Thanks

Possible: But can be difficult to distinguish from other bites. Here is a comprehensive reference: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/bedbugs/ds00663. ...Read more

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I have a flat swollen bite(?) that doesn't itch on the back of my arm. It's about the size of a nickle... What is it?

I have a flat swollen bite(?) that doesn't itch on the back of my arm. It's about the size of a nickle... What is it?

Unable to anwser: without a photo of the area it is impossible to daignose. See your physician for an examination. This "sounds" like a bite or hive-must be visualized ...Read more

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I have been bitten or stung on my arm and a lot of the area surrounding has swollen quite a lot and my arm does feel weaker is this normal?

I have been bitten or stung on my arm and a lot of the area surrounding has swollen quite a lot and my arm does feel weaker is this normal?

WatchItClosely: This is a case of needing to see it in person or at lest a photo. An insect venom reaction & an infection can look quite the same.If you were bitten within the last 24 hours then the chances of an infection is less. They usually develop over 2-3 days.When in doubt, though,it needs to be examined.So see if it levels-off over the next several hours.If not & it hurts a lot & you get a fever,see a doc ...Read more

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Bite on my arm, gotten more swollen and hot to the touch over the last 24 hours, No other symptoms. what2 do, I really don't wantto go in? pic in file

Bite on my arm, gotten more swollen and hot to the touch over the last 24 hours, No other symptoms. what2 do, I really don't wantto go in? pic in file

I don't know how to: access your picture,but,increasing redness,tenderness,and heat are all signs of inflammation ,which could indicate infection.Itchiness would lead in another direction of an allergic reaction.To be safe,you could take an antihistamine,which would help block any allergic component of your reaction,but that still leaves you uncovered for treatment for infection.This requires proper antibiotics. ...Read more

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My roomate has a bite under her arm red swollen and It burns?

My roomate has a bite under her arm red swollen and  It burns?

Inflammation: It appears that the bite site may be infected and should be evaluated by a physician as antibiotic treatment is probably needed for cellulitis. ...Read more

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Swollen spot on upper arm with achy feeling throughout arm, is this from bug bite?

Swollen spot on upper arm with achy feeling throughout arm, is this from bug bite?

Cellulitis / allergy: Cellulitis is a skin condition characterized by redness, warmth and swelling often following an injury or bite. Treatment is with prescription oral antibiotics. Sometimes an exaggerated immune response to an insect bite can cause similar symptoms, but this will generally resolve with an oral antihistamine. ...Read more

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I have bites on my arm and all around the bite has swollen and turned red. It's shiny and burns when it touches anything. It's spread all up my arm.

Go see ur Dr.: U may need to take antibiotics for this.The bug bites can cause inflammation and infection of ur skin, soft tissue, and hair follicles. Only ur dr can give u an accurate diagnosis. God bless u! ...Read more

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I have a 7 year old who woke up with a bite on his arm. It's very swollen,red and has a little hole in the middle, it itches Should I be worried?

I have a 7 year old who woke up with a bite on his arm. It's very swollen,red and has a little hole in the middle, it itches  Should I be worried?

Sting: this sounds like a sting either a bee or a wasp place some ice compresses and have it checked by a physicians.If he is having rashes and swelling and difficulty breathing.you need it have him checked urgently ...Read more

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I fell & landed on my shoulder, i feel pain in muscles behind my shoulder when i try to raise my arm in a certain position, a bit swollen what is it?

I fell & landed on my shoulder, i feel pain in muscles behind my shoulder when i try to raise my arm in a certain position, a bit swollen what is it?

Shoulder trauma: from a fall can cause a fracture, a sprain of the acromioclavicular joint, a dislocation or subluxation of the glenohmeral joint, a soft tissue injury of the inside or outside muscles of the shoulder or of the large muscles in the neck the attach near the shoulder and many other more detailed injuries, or can cause bruising pain and swelling. if pain & motion is an issue seek evaluation in person ...Read more