Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
180 Doctors are Online

Bug bites on forehead, left side of the face swollen, tender to touch and itchy. Solution?

I have some bug bites on the left side of my forehead I got almost 5 days ago, not sure where they came from. Now my top left eyelid and left side of my face (starting at my temple and running along the back of my jaw to the bottom) are slightly swollen There is no real pain, Although eye is a tad bit ichy, And the side of my face is tender but as long as i dont touch it it does not bother me. There is no physical pain. fever , or anything of that nature, and it does not seem to have gotten worse, however it has not gotten better either. Not sure if this is something I should worry about. I do not have insurance to go to urgent care. Any advice would be greatly appreciated
Asked On : Sat, 9 Mar 2013
Answers:  1 Views:  256
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
General & Family Physician 's  Response
Welcome to HCM,
It seems that some thing poisonous bite might caused this problem.
Take some antihistamine like Cetrizine or Levo cetrizine for 2-3 days and you will be alright.
Apply Caladryl lotion on the affected part.
If it does not give any result then Herpes Zoster should be ruled out.
Ok and bye.
Answered: Sat, 9 Mar 2013
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor