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Swollen and itchy bite, redness, hardness. Spider bite?

hey my boyfriend got bitten by something 3night ago almost felt like mosquito bite, the day after it got swollen and itchy, and large swollen red circle around bite.. i applied honey and cinnemon and left it on overnight,swollen red area looked beter and applied honey and cinnemon again next night, most of redness is gone but know the bite has a yellow end and around the bite it is turning purple and the area feels hard.. land it still itch...can this be spider bite? should he see a docter or is it starting to heal ? advise please?
Asked On : Fri, 1 Feb 2013
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Jun 2015
Hello dear...
The lesion seems to be caused due to an insect bite...whether spider bite or not cannot be said with authority.
It will be better to consult a Doctor as the presence of yellow end with purple surroundings indicate infection & pus formation.
It needs management with antibiotics, analgesics & anti histaminics.
Wishing a good health.
Thanks & take care.
Answered: Fri, 1 Feb 2013
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