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What Would Cause Redness And Swelling Around A Bug Bite Site
Variable: As long as the swelling does not represent an abscess, the redness should resolve within 7-10 days. Avoid scratching it. Keep it clean and apply a 1% hydrocortisone cream. If the area becomes painful or hot or is enlarging in size think of infection and see your doctor about an antibiotic or drainage. ...Read more
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
Y do I still need 2take antibiotics 4infection from bug bite if swelling/redness gone away (instructed by dr)? Isn't it bad to take too much antibiotics
Cellulitis: According to antibiotics, need to complete course of abx, 5, 7 or 10 days. If it is stopped half way, you can develop antibiotic resistance and same abx maynot be effective next time ...Read more
My 4yr old has a possible spider/bug bite on the outer corner of her eye and has redness and swelling. Let it run its course, or take to urgent care?
See your doctor: If it is not infected, it will get better in a few days. But it can be very difficult to tell if it is infected or just inflamed, so it would be best to see your doctor. Eyelid infections can be very serious- can spread to the eye- so they should be checked. ...Read more
I am experiencing skin swelling, skin redness or irritation, warm skin and bruising. It's in the crook of my elbow and I believe it's a bug bite.?
Skin redness: It could be an infection so get examined today ...Read more
I have swelling around a bug bite. I don't know what bit me but it's swollen, warm to touch, oozing clear liquid, red and itchy. There's two bites close to each other but one is a lot more swollen and red. Happened a day ago. Should I go to hospital?
I have a bug bite that is circular, swelling a little bit, sensitive to touch, light red in color but with a dark red dot in the middle. What is it?
No particular bug: Bug bites are rarely unique to a specific insect. Flea bites are small and have little clear vesicles and extreme itching but this is not unique to fleas either. This lesion could be a sting or a bite, it is impossible to say. Watch for signs of infection: pus, increasing pain, redness & see doc if that happens. If numbness, tingling or severe pain, or fever, head to the ER. Tetanus shots current? ...Read more
My 3 year old has a bug bite that is swollen, red, and hot to the touch. The swelling has spread about an inch all around the bug bite.
I have had this red bump on my arm for a week and a half&it's itchy too. I thought it was a bug bite, I iced it and the swelling went down.?
Painful egg size knot on the side of my forearm. Slightly red. No signs of bug bite and no trauma. Started hurting after yard work noticed swelling.?
Bug bite some sort my leg to get red itchy and is swelling. I have taken Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and cold compresses how long before swelling goes down?
See details: Numerous insects can cause some degree of these symptoms, especially tick bites and spider bites. ...Read more
What kind of bite causes swelling and redness in one area where I had initially noticed itching at last night while being outside?
Though some insect bites can cause a worse reaction than others, it is also
dependent on how allergic or sensitive your body is to the bite. ...Read more
I got bit by a insect and it caused swelling and it's warm, it's been several hours and the swelling is still here. There is no redness?
Need more info: It would be of great importance to know what kind of insect bit or stung you. Please get to see your family physician for a diagnosis and treatment as soon as you can. ...Read more
My twin boys both got bit by something on their pee pees which has caused swelling, redness, itching n pain, I've tried everything I could n not helpn?
Common: This is common and often due to chiggers/red bugs. A mild (1/2%) hydrocortosone applied twice daily to the area can help as well as a cold compress (to stop itching) It takes a few days for swelling and irritation to fade but seldom causes any significant problem. ...Read more
I have some swelling on my thumb and itchiness is there. I think its a insect bite. Please help as the swelling is incleasing as well as redness.
Is the lesion near: The nail? If so you may have an infection. If there is swelling, warmth, pain, redness, this may need medical attention to rule out an infection. ...Read more
I was bitten by a tick about 3 months ago, there was no swelling or redness but the site still itches quite often. What should I do?
The area of the bite may have formed some scar tissue or a piece of the tick may still be in the skin and the body is trying to digest it. Take a little massage oil each day and work the area of skin gently to promote healing. Topical 1% hydrocortisone twice a day may also help. Good luck!
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After IV my vein is hard but pain is 4 inches above site. No swelling or redness. I also had a hard workout that might be cause of pain. Concerned...
Phebitis: More than likely, the vein was entered with the needle, but the plastic IV was threaded into the vein above the puncture site. This local trauma by the needle or certain IV medications can make the vein irritated...Phlebitis. A small blood clot or thrombosis could also be at the site. Treat with NSAID meds like aleve (naproxen) and heating pad or warm moist heat. If the pain progresses, seek physician revie. ...Read more
Does hyaluronidase cause any swelling or redness at the injection site? When I receive a hyaluronidase injection, will it leave any visible marks? I will be having an injection under my eyes and am worried that it will be noticeable. If it does leave a ma
Amphadase (hyaluronidase inj) is a preparation of purified bovine testicular hyaluronidase, a protein enzyme. Each vial contains 150 USP units of hyaluronidase per ml with 8.5 mg sodium chloride, 1 mg Edetate disodium, 0.4 mg calcium chloride, monobasic sodium phosphate buffer, and not more than 0.1 mg thimerosal (mercury derivative). It is possible to have an allergic reaction to any or all of these ingredients. If you have had a reaction in the past or suspect that you may be allergic to the contents then you should identify these concerns to your practitioner. Barring allergic reactions there is usually a small amount of redness at the site of injection and this usually goes away in 1-3 hours.
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I got an insect bite on my leg, swelling and redness has gone down but the leg where I got bitten is a little achey, GP said nothing to worry about?
1 cm, perfectly circular bruise on top of foot. Very small pinpoint at center. No swelling, redness, raising, etc. What was I bit by? Cause for worry?
Varies: There are a number of possibilities, among the more common and sometimes concerning can be a spider bite, particularly a brown recluse spider. You should seek attention if the area becomes dark appearing or shows any sign of infection such as redness or swelling; or if the size of the area is increasing. ...Read more
My husband is experiencing itchy insect bite. The following also describe him: Skin redness or irritation and Skin swelling. What should he do?
Warm compresses: Minor insect bites will usually resolve by themselves. Itching is relieved with an antihistamine such as benadryl (diphenhydramine). If after 2 days the redness or swelling increases, or if fever, or if any red streaks appear, that can be a sign of infection, and should be evaluated by your doctor right away. ...Read more
My wife was bitten by a wolf spider. I killed the spider and have it. She has red and swelling at bite site. Can I use clindamycin to treat?
Pain or itch?: When the skin is broken, such as with a bite, it can be red and swollen and itch due to local reaction or it can be painful due to an infection. If painful, oral clindamycin should help. If itching without pain, icing, oral Benadryl (diphenhydramine) (which can cause drowsiness), topical calamine lotion or hydrocortisone may help alleviate itching and result in decreased swelling. ...Read more
Got a bug/spider bite 2 days ago on distal forearm and now have slight swelling with red lines going up my arm. What can I do if don't wanna see doc?
You need to see a Dr: You have a skin infection and the only way to treat it is with antibiotics. It will not get better on it's own and can become serious if not treated. If you don't have a regular doctor, options are an urgent care center or emergency department. Nowadays even some pharmacies have an urgent care facility. Good luck. ...Read more
Got bit by a bug yesterday by ankle now swelling and a little red. I used ice pack for swelling and took Tylenol?
Well this is right: You have done everything right but you may still get an infection. With the redness be careful. If worsens get to doctor ...Read more
I have swelling on my right leg from insect bite, feels hot to the touch and is itching. I'm a diabetic. The area is also red with burning feeling.
I've had an insect bite on my arm. For 2 weeks. The swelling and reddness got worse after 3 days, but seemed to get better after that. Now, I feel a very hard lump beneath my skin which isn't going away. It only hurts if I touch it, though, but it no long
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