The Skin Is Bumpy And Red After Being Bitten By An Insect?
, I was bitten by an insect. Then the bumps are like when bitten by a mosquito but the next day they turn red, expand and appear small bruntusan2. It doesn’t hurt, it’s not hot, it’s just itching. What ointments can I use? In the meantime I give Bethameson. Thank you
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Allergic skin reactions can cause a variety of symptoms. Most of the symptoms are redness and swelling. Sometimes insect bites can cause an excessive allergic reaction that can put you at risk of death. Other symptoms can include: itching, redness, swelling, and blisters. These symptoms depend on a person's immune system.
Things that can be done are washing, compressing with cold water, and applying hydrocortizone ointment. If you have a severe reaction, see a doctor immediately. The severe reaction is:
Shortness of breath Wheezing Unconsciousness Infection of the sting area Also read: How to deal with insect bites
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