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Itchy reddish rash on the forearm. Medication?

hello . I have a flat red sore on the inside of my forearm . It itchy a little. Has a hole in the middle the size of a pin top and the redness is the size of a pincle eracer. I have a picture of it and my coworker has one in the same spot but it looks like it did when mine first started.It started Friday and looked like I scrached some skin.
Asked On : Sat, 22 Sep 2012
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Infectious Diseases Specialist 's  Response
Hi there,
Welcome to HCM.
I am suspecting insect bite as it is a single red sore. I suggest application of calamine which will soothe the itchy sore and take Tab atarax three times daily which will reduce the redness and inflammation. Avoid scratching as there is chance of bacterial infection if touched repeatedly. Thanks.
Answered: Sun, 29 Sep 2013
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