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Hallo, I was bitten by some insect 2 days ago. In the morning

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Hallo, I was bitten by some insect 2 days ago. In the morning I had 8 cm redness with central clearing on my skin, itchy. After a day treated local steroid it start to disappear.
Could it be erythema migrans?
kind regards
Lukas
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
This is Dr. David
yes, this could be erythema migrans from a tick bite causing lyme disease
you should see a doctor right away and get blood testing to check for lyme titers and see if you need therapy for lyme disease.
your doctors might just give you a course of 3 weeks of doxycycline just in case
do you have a doctor you can see right away?