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My son has a bug bite on his outer thigh. The area around has a thin inflamed horizontal section several inches long that he says itches, not really pain. Is this something I should take him to see a doctor for?

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Dr. Al Hegab
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Bug bite

If no other symptom, clean the area well, apply an antibiotic cream OTC, antihistamine if itchy.
If spreading reaction or progressive symptoms, see a doctor or ER, wish you both wellness

In brief: Bug bite

If no other symptom, clean the area well, apply an antibiotic cream OTC, antihistamine if itchy.
If spreading reaction or progressive symptoms, see a doctor or ER, wish you both wellness
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