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Red lump on arm, swollen, hard to touch, not itchy. Spider bite?

I have a large red lump on my lower arm that appeared when I woke up this morning. It is very swollen and hard to touch, closer to a bug bite than a lump. the swollen outside is light pink with a darker pink center. It is not itchy, but it very painful to the touch. I initially thought it was a pimple or ingrown hair , but it has not raised to a head or anything. Could this be nasty spider bite? Something else? Should I be worried enough to go to a doctor? I don`t have insurance and would like to avoid that if I can.
Asked On : Sun, 7 Oct 2012
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Allergist and Immunologist 's  Response
it could be spider bite
or infective frunculosis
any way treatment is same use antibiotics anti inflamatory tabs antibiotic ointment application and hot pack
it will clear
Answered: Thu, 29 Aug 2013
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