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    I got bitten on my leg by an insect 11 days ago, I don't think this was a regular midge that bit me as I actually felt the insect bite my leg. Anyway my leg has been swollen since it happened 10 days ago and I woke up yesterday morning to find that I had been scratching the bite in my sleep without even realising it. During the day yesterday my leg just kept on getting redder and redder and now today the skin around the bite is all blotchy and swollen. I am planning on going to the doctors to get it looked at but in the meantime should I be worrying about this? I've had insect bites before but never this bad.
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    You might be better off going to minor injuries / walk in centre if you can't get a GP appointment?
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    Yes...that's quite worrying. Go to the doctors ASAP. I would recommend having this medicine: Piritez or Piritone..something along that line. It's a medicine that deals with insect bites. It cured my one on my leg..
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    My doctor had given me Piriteze for my insect bite I had time ago..it got better in 3-4 days.
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    You might be better off going to minor injuries / walk in centre if you can't get a GP appointment?
    Someone suggested the chemist rather than waiting to make a GP appointment. I might go after work tonight.
 
 
 
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