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Bug bite or spider bite, red in color, itchy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   hi i got a bug bite or a spider bite it is red in color and isreally itchy
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i will need to ask a few more questions, can I proceed?
User :   yep
Doctor :   please provide ur age and gender
User :   18 male
Doctor :   when did you get bitten by the spider/bug?
User :   sometime earlier this week
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you have fever?
User :   not really
Doctor :   did you take any tetanus prophylaxis after the bite?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is there any pus coming out of the bite site?
User :   a little not munch
User :   i've been cleaning it
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   most of the spider bites are harmless

Doctor :   is there any redness around the bite site?
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