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Hi there, I was bitten/stung by an insect while on vacation in Italy today and it’s left a short raised white line about a cm long on my ankle, surrounded by red soreness. It is painful to the touch, any idea what to do?

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replied August 22nd, 2018
Insect Bites Answer A64301
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The lesion needs to be examined and proper first aid , antibiotics and antihistamines need to be given to prevent or treat any allergic reactions or infections.

Hence it would be recommended to consult a doctor who can examine you and do the needful.

I hope this helps.

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