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RoseMartha Sun 01-Sep-19 19:41:56

Got bitten by insect three weeks ago, couple of newer bites in area but still puffy, hot, hard and red. Should I keep going with over the counter remedies?

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RoseMartha Sun 01-Sep-19 19:45:45

Cant get a great picture as it is towards the inside to back of my leg.

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justanotherworkingmum Sun 01-Sep-19 20:11:04

I have had about four of these over the last month or so - look very similar to yours.
I assumed they were giant mossies??

RoseMartha Sun 01-Sep-19 22:38:39

I didnt see what stung me.

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Weaverspin Sun 01-Sep-19 22:42:18

I'd phone 111 and see what they suggest. My DD was bitten/stung a week ago, and it continued to swell and be puffy and red despite taking anti-histamines, putting anti-histamine cream on and taking anti-inflammatories for a couple of days. Se we phoned 111, who sent us to an out of hours appt at the local hospital (it was bank holiday weekend) and a week of antibiotics have done the trick.

RoseMartha Mon 02-Sep-19 00:09:55

Ok thanks will try that

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