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I don't know if I have a bruise or an insect bite. Should i see a doctor?

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Dr. Colton Bradshaw
Pediatrics

In brief: Is it troubling you?

Regardless if it is a bruise or an insect bite, if the lesion is troubling you (uncomfortable, painful, unusually itchy, red or swelling) or has remained a bother for an extended period of time then this warrants an evaluation by your local physician.
Bruises or insect bites tend to be rather transient and provide a nuisance temporarily--yet your situation seems to have been more persistent.

In brief: Is it troubling you?

Regardless if it is a bruise or an insect bite, if the lesion is troubling you (uncomfortable, painful, unusually itchy, red or swelling) or has remained a bother for an extended period of time then this warrants an evaluation by your local physician.
Bruises or insect bites tend to be rather transient and provide a nuisance temporarily--yet your situation seems to have been more persistent.
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