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I got an insect bite working in the garden yesterday. The

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I got an insect bite working in the garden yesterday. The insect looked like a fly except its wings were silvery color. The area of the bit is itching and swollen. What is the proper treatment?
JA: Any recent injuries? How long have you been dealing with the swelling?
Customer: About 18 hours.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Not related to the bite.
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Chip (M.D.) replied 3 months ago.

Hello I'm Dr Chip

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