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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
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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.
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