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Red, inflamed, bumpy spot on the chest, occasionally itchy. Cause and remedy?

age 27, 5 6 , 223lbs, female, no allergies, history of kidney stones , gallbladder removal. I have a area on chest starting 5days ago, about size of silver dollar, ithces at times, neosporan, and cream for poision ivy irritate. Reddens, and inflames if i get hot. Over five days no other ares appeared, did grow in width, only a little. Only known contact with anything is a small pin size baby spider crwling on chest a day or two before. the rash has a red base, with bumps that seem whelp like bumps, no blister and 2days ago a small black dot is in middle of each bump/raised area.
Asked On : Thu, 2 Aug 2012
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It could be due to infection of hair follicle in that area.
I prescribe antibiotic tablet like Cefpodoxime and Clindamycin capsule along with antiinflammatory medicine.
Nothing to worry.
If it does not come down,please consult a Dermatologist and proceed.
Wish you good health
Answered: Fri, 4 Oct 2013
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