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I have been antibiotics for 5 days for mosquito bites. My

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I have been antibiotics for 5 days for mosquito bites. My foot is still slightly swollen but is still red and bruised . also still very itchy. Also on my arm i still have a raised area and is also itchy. Will i need to re-visit my GP.
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dawn
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 11 months ago.

Thanks for this question

I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist with over 10 years experience

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Do you have a picture?

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Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I do have pictures but it wont let me send them
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 11 months ago.

email to me

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
OK what is the email address please
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 11 months ago.

i attached it

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I have sent you pictures
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 11 months ago.

Thanks for the pics. Got em

what antibiotic are you on?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Clarithromycin as i am allergic to penicillin
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 11 months ago.

Ok. This should be fine. Put hydrocortisone cream on it

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 11 months ago.

if it gets worse, go to your GP

but you should be ok

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Ok thank you
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 11 months ago.

welcome :)