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First aid for infected insect bite?
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Dr. Sarah Kohl
Travel Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Antibiotics
Bug bites are an annoying fact of outdoor life.
When the bite becomes infected (which happens rarely) you will need to go to your doctor for oral antibiotics. Warm compresses, anti-pain, and anti-itch medications will make the site feel better too.

In brief: Antibiotics
Bug bites are an annoying fact of outdoor life.
When the bite becomes infected (which happens rarely) you will need to go to your doctor for oral antibiotics. Warm compresses, anti-pain, and anti-itch medications will make the site feel better too.
Dr. Sarah Kohl
Dr. Sarah Kohl
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Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Pediatrics
In brief: Wound care
Then, after cleaning, seek medical attention to determine if antibiotics are required.

In brief: Wound care
Then, after cleaning, seek medical attention to determine if antibiotics are required.
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
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