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Posted on Mon, 10 Jul 2017 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: I have iching bumps that look like bug bites on my legs. They seem to be worse in warm weather. They are mostly on my thighs and ankles.
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Answered by Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Cortisone cream & antihistaminic

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thanks for being at HealthcareMagic
I have reviewed the attached photographs and they seem to be insect bite hypersensitivity reaction.
If I was your treating doctor I would recommend you to apply topical steroid like cortisone cream on the affected areas twice daily and take antihistaminic like tablet Cetrizine 10 mg once or twice daily depending on the intensity of itching.
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Dr Asmeet
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