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I have had a raised red lump appear overnight. Looked like

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I have had a raised red lump appear overnight. Looked like an insect bite. Looked very angry was very pronounced and was hot to the touch. Over last two weeks it has calmed down but it is still there, raised, still slightly itchy. Worried it's something serious.
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 7 months ago.

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it looks like a bug bite or spider bite or mosquito bite

doesn't look infected at this point.

try some 1% hydrocortisone cream on the area for itchiness and neosporin and a band aid

but it will get better

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Customer: replied 7 months ago.
No chance that it's skin cancer? Been worried about that in particular.
Expert:  Dr. David replied 7 months ago.

no, it is not skin cancer.

I am a cancer doctor.

skin cancer doesn't just pop up like this and start to itch

you are a bit young for skin cancer

skin cancer doesn't calm down on its own either.

it is a bug bite.

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