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I have been bitten at the top of my underarm. There is a red

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I have been bitten at the top of my underarm. There is a red line coming from it, which is horizontal and ends in a circular red rash. The area is raised, itchy and swollen. This arm feels warm and is tingly/dead compared to the other arm.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. David replied 11 months ago.

This is Dr. David

this red line can be a sign of bacterial infection

this could be from a spider bite or tick bite.

you need to see a doctor right away

you may need a course of antibiotics to prevent further worsening of symptoms

you should go to the local hospital or A&E for evaluation to see if you need a course of antibiotics.

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