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Child having insect bite on thigh. No other symptoms. Should I be concerned?

My 5 year old son came home from pre-school today with an insect bite on his thigh. It almost looks like a faint bruise in color. As far as I can tell, there is only one puncture site. It is about the size of a nickel and I can feel a hard lump when I press on it. He is not vomiting or running a fever . He isn t lethargic. Should I be concerned?
Asked On : Mon, 9 Jul 2012
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You need not be unduly concerned,
It is very likely that this is a small insect bite, with a secondary local reaction.
If there are any symptoms or worsening local pain swelling fever etc. then you need to see a doctor,
Warm regards
Answered: Sat, 14 Jul 2012
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