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Bitten by insect on wrist, small pimples, itching, scab formation. Causes and treatment?

i got a bite on my wrist one morning about 4:00 am when i was sitting outside having my coffee the bite just kind of stung for a second then i thought nothing of it a few hours later i noticed 6 small pimples on my wrist and they kind of itched that was 10 days ago and they are not still not healing properly i dont know what it could be they are little pimples and are now forming a tiny scab do you have any idea
Asked On : Thu, 26 Jul 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Jul 2012
Heya g-mcmann. This does seem like an insect bite reaction. However, your history suggests you are unaware what insect it actuall was. It may still benefit you to use a topical antibiotic-steroid combination cream for a few days & an antihistamine. You may follow this with any aloevera based cream to moisturise & help get a better looking picture over the next 2-3 weeks; If it persists, see your dermatologist..cheers & get beeter soon..Dr Praveen Rodrigues MD, Bangalore, India
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