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Wrinkles, redness and itching on skin after an insect bite

I am 41 yrs old female. I had an insect bite on left part of neck. I was advised Tab Defza 24-Od x 5 days and Tab Lerafill-5mg HS and Zincoderm-GM ointment for local application. After 5 days the blackmess of skin has gone but wrinkles , redness and itching is there. Doctor says no further teatment and wait for skin to take its natural course. He is not telling how many days will it take. Pl. advise.
Asked On : Sun, 10 Jul 2011
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Dermatologist 's  Response
insect bite reaction is due to toxin of the insect ,it cause burn skin
as u have no active reaction
redness ,wrinkle indicate new developing skin
its good sign
dont worry ,u will be okay in 7-10 days
u need to apply antibiotic twice a day and cream like contractubact for better and faster healing
do not apply any irritant solution.
avoid sun exposure.
wishing u fast recovery of skin .
Answered: Sun, 10 Jul 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Ramesh M.Vachharajani's  Response
Hi Akhil,
Thanks for query,
it depends upon how severe is lesion.If deep layers of skin is affected it takes more time.
Now apply cream and moisturizing cream and wait.
within week time skin may have its normal colour and luster.
ok and bye.
Answered: Sun, 10 Jul 2011
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