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Dr. Chip, Board Certified Physician
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Experience:  20 yrs. in practice, including surgery, general medicine, and pain.
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I have been bitten on the back of my leg on my thigh and it

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I have been bitten on the back of my leg on my thigh and it has got worse as the redness has got wider and it is now pucy and my doctor has no app
JA: How long have you had the redness? Have you used any medication for it?
Customer: no it was about 2 inch around the bite yesterday and as you can see it’s know got from photos I sent this morning,and I woke with it yesterday so not long it’s about 6-7 inches now I can send a photo
JA: Got it. What did you discuss at your last visit to the doctor?
Customer: A phone call and antibiotics
JA: Thank you so much for your time. Finally, is there anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: I had cellulitis for a year on my legs and iv been very careful not to bang them , and I suffer from fibromyalgia and have arthritis in my lower spine, pelvis,both knees and both knees

Hello. I'm Dr Chip
Please post a picture of that for me here

Customer: replied 16 days ago.
Iv not seen the doctor just a photo

Got it--hold on please

That's cellulitis that needs antibiotics

If your doctor can't address this you nee to see an urgent care centre doctor

Customer: replied 16 days ago.
sorry

Did you need any more information?

Customer: replied 16 days ago.
I just want a doctor to see in the flesh

I understand but what more can I tell you?

Customer: replied 16 days ago.
I could not work out the answer box was .but it is painful and in a awkward position the rear of left thy I have drawn a pen mark around redness would u like a picture

You gave me a picture that I looked at

Customer: replied 16 days ago.
Hope this will help

Yes it does--it's cellulitis and you need antibiotics for that

Dr. Chip and other Medical Specialists are ready to help you
Customer: replied 16 days ago.
Ok thank you as

You're welcome