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Bitten by ants. Have bad pain and infection. How can I treat myself?

I had gotten bitten by ants during March of this year while camping they went from below my arms to my waist I went to the doctor after being in horrible pain for atleast a week and they diagnosed me with some sort of infection, but after i got everything treated i started developing abscesses coming and going for the past few months im not sure what to do about it, they are leaving scars all over my stomach thighs legs and arms.
Asked On : Fri, 31 Aug 2012
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Welcome to health care magic.
From your history of insect bite during camping, recurrent boils which are leaving scars , prolonged duration and distribution, I would want to rule out deep fungal infections like sporotrichosis and chromomycosis. These fungi are found in nature and get introduced after some kind of skin trauma.
Please consult a specialist who may consider skin biopsy and also cultures.
Take care.
Answered: Sat, 21 Sep 2013
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