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How to numb the pain of my infected insect bite besides a hot towel and aspirin?

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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
3 doctors agree

In brief: It may need Drainage

You need to see a physician.
If you're having that much pain then i would be worried you have an abscess and this needs to be drained and then given antibiotics.

In brief: It may need Drainage

You need to see a physician.
If you're having that much pain then i would be worried you have an abscess and this needs to be drained and then given antibiotics.
Dr. John Goldman
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Heat = worse

If it is an acute bite, then cool or cold compresses will relieve it, heat will make it worse.
If it's been there a few days, and now it's painful or oozing, see your doctor.

In brief: Heat = worse

If it is an acute bite, then cool or cold compresses will relieve it, heat will make it worse.
If it's been there a few days, and now it's painful or oozing, see your doctor.
Dr. Carla Enriquez
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