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Dr. Phil, MD, Board Certified Physician
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i have a significant swelling on my left arm centre around

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i have a significant swelling on my left arm centre around my elbow …..it may be an allergic reaction..it may be septic ..don't know but it hurts and feels like its spreading..
Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.
Can you supply a picture?
is it red, hot or swollen?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

It is red, hot and swollen. I can supply a pic if you want.

Hi. I'm a different expert and sorry for the delay but I was blocked from answering your question until just now. This definitely looks like an infection and probably is a septic joint and you need to get to an emergency room right away for a needle aspiration culture and antibiotics since this is very, very serious
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Thank you..on my way…i feel pretty weird.

Glad to hear that but be sure to let me know how it goes and remember to rate my service to you
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Hi--I'd appreciate knowing what happened at the ER