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Experience:  MBBS MS. Post doctoral fellowship in Sports Medicine. General surgeon and sports medicine specialist
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I think I got bitten on the wrist, outside near the

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I think I got bitten on the wrist, outside near the prodruding bone. Aching into my little finger, and at the point where I see the bite marks, I think there are two.
JA: What are all the symptoms you're experiencing (e.g. loss of appetite, fever, rash)?
Customer: Nothing like that yet. What should I put on it, if anything? Heat or cold or what medication?
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: Other than vitamins, I take the beta blocker Metropol for blood pressure. Tylenol on occassion for minor aches and pains.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Not really, I'm thankfully healthy. Had a LH breast removed because of cancer 11 years ago, but am cancer free.
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Customer: Can I just wait, and watch, hoping it doesn't get worse?
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 2 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 2 months ago.

You can do following;

1) Apply ice compresses.

2) Take Benadryl.

3) Apply Benadryl cream.

You need to visit a doctor if following appears;

a) Significant pain, or swelling or redness or tenderness.

b) Numbness or tingling.

You can wait or watch.

Please feel free for your follow up questions.

I would be happy to assist you further, if you need any more information.

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Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 2 months ago.
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