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Scabs on legs after taking antibiotics for infected bumps

Hi, I had 4 bites on the upper part of my legs they all were infected they were about the size of a mosquito bite but they looked infected. Each bump had a straight line straight across from the bump. I went to the doctor thinking it was a spider bite she gave me a presp. For antibonics the bumps have they had a line across them all feel like a scab has came up on all of them it has been 2 weeks now no more infection but I still have the scabs all the way across the red line and bumps.
Asked On : Tue, 9 Oct 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Hi,
Thanks for writing in.
Scab formation is normal over any type of insect bite.
You can apply a good quality moisturizer over the area twice daily and take tab cetirizine 5mg once a day.The scabs will gradually fall off and the lines will disappear.
Hope this helps.
Regards
DRSudarshan
Md
Dermatology
Answered: Wed, 28 Aug 2013
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Allergist and Immunologist Dr. Suman Kumar's  Response
THE INFECTION IS OVER BUT DUE TO MEDICINES SKIN GET DRY AND SCALY
IT TAKES TIME TO PEEL OFF THE SKIN AND NEW ONE TO COME
YOU CAN USE ANTIBIOTIC OINTMENT MIXED WITH ANTI ALLERGIC OINTMENT AND KEEP MOIST BY APPLYING MOISTERISER
IT MAY TAKE TIME TO HEAL UP
Answered: Wed, 28 Aug 2013
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