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Suggest remedy for infection in breast

Im 55 and was on beach holiday in north tanzania. We were warned about nairobi flyes being abundant, not to smack them so their poisoned spilled out on skin. i got one bite on my breast, has grown in infection over the last days. have not put anything on, what should I do?
Fri, 9 Jan 2015
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Good day and thanks for your question. Sorry about the bite. If the bite has turned to an infection, then you might need to use an antibiotics. But you are 55 and am worried and I suggest you go see a doctor for proper breast check and a mammography to rule out any other problem with the breast.
Hope it helps. Thank you.
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