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Should I go the doctors with a suspected infected insect bite? It is starting to hurt.

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Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Pediatrics
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In brief: Yes

If the bite has become secondarily infected, you need treatment with antibiotics or if and abscess has formed, and i & d (incision and drainage of the abscess).

In brief: Yes

If the bite has become secondarily infected, you need treatment with antibiotics or if and abscess has formed, and i & d (incision and drainage of the abscess).
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Pediatrics

In brief: Insect bites

Infection happens usually because of scratching.
If the insect bite gets swollen, red, hard and tender, it's probably infection and will need an antibiotic prescribed by your doctor.

In brief: Insect bites

Infection happens usually because of scratching.
If the insect bite gets swollen, red, hard and tender, it's probably infection and will need an antibiotic prescribed by your doctor.
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
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