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Itchy bite on leg, hard and swollen, oozes clear fluid. What is this ?

I had a bite on my leg that woke me up in the middle of the night on Wednesday night because it was so itchy. Thursday day, it got a little bit bigger and it started to hurt more than it itched. Thursday night it got really hard, and swollen, and it started oozing clear fluid. Today, it s much bigger, still swollen, and when you run your fingers over it it feels like it has goosebumps over it. What could this be?
Asked On : Tue, 28 Aug 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Hello,
Thanks for the query,

You might have developed a nummular eczema.

Your description matches with this.

Apply a steroid lotion like fluticasone,

Also take an antihistamine tablet.

Try saline compress.

This will give you some relief.

Please meet a dermatologist for exact diagnosis.

Let me know if you have any other doubt.

you can ask a direct question to me on this forum, following the below link.
http://www.healthcaremagic.com/doctors/dr-rahul-kumar/64818

Wishing you a good health.
Thank you
Answered: Mon, 23 Sep 2013
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