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Swollen lump on leg, itchy, painful, spider bite. Treatment?

hello I have a huge lump on my leg that is swollen and it has 2 puncture marks within the lump and it is hot to the touch and it itches and is moderatly painful. I think I was bite by a spider in my house. It happened when I was alseep on the couch yesterday night. I felt the bite while I was sleeping. What can I do to reduce the swelling and the pain and what is it?
Asked On : Sat, 14 Apr 2012
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OBGYN 's  Response

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It is an inflammatory lump due to insect bite

Take antihistaminic like cetrizine along with anti inflammatory drugs

Apply some analgesic ointment

If doesn't subside show it to a dermatologist

Get your blood sugar test done

Take care
Answered: Sat, 14 Apr 2012
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