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Pussing Bug Bite, what to do to relieve swelling/irritation?

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I don't know how to ask my own question so I am responding to this.

This morning I woke up with a bite on the back of my calve, close to the area under my knee. I am usually very sensitive to mosquito bites so I assumed it was that and did not touch the bite because they usually deflate after a while.

But, this entire day the bite is getting more swollen and the center of it, about the size of a quarter, is bubbling. I felt pressure in it in the late afternoon and soon after it started pussing. It's really irritating and I can't figure out what kind of bite this may be (I am pretty sure I got it over night because it only came up after I woke up) or what to do to relieve the swelling/irritation.

Thanks.
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replied November 29th, 2016

Looks like your bite site might have developed cellulitis as a result of secondary bacterial infection.

Consult your doctor who can examine you and provide proper antiinflammatory medications and antibiotics without which your condition may progress and get complicated.

Seek medical help urgently

I hope this helps.



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