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I develop what looks like a bug bite on my left breast after

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I develop what looks like a bug bite on my left breast after going to a park on Sunday evening. It's not itchy but I have been scratching it and it has welted up on a couple of occasions but then gone down after I apply anti-itch cream
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 4 months ago.

Hi, this is Dr Phil, here to assist you. I am Board Certified with over 10 years of experience. I will respond with my answer shortly. Thank you.

Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 4 months ago.

do you have a picture?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
I sent 2
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
No phone call needed
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Could it be an allergy to something?
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 4 months ago.

It looks like an infection to me

an allergy would itch

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Wooden infection pop up out of the blue?
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Should say would an infection
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
That is a full view
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 4 months ago.

that definitely looks like cellulitis to me

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Isn't cellulitis generally painful?
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 4 months ago.

not always. No

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
The area is also not hot like what I assume cellulitis would present as being
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
I also have no open cuts on my breast which the bacteria could get in through