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Non-healing insect bite

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My gf has a an insect bit for 3 months that will not heal.


Category: Dermatologist

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Category: Cosmetic and Plastic Surgeon
Dr. Kruti Jobanputra Banodkar is online now

Expert:  Dr. Kruti Jobanputra Banodkar replied 4 Days.

Hello,

Thank you for choosing DoctorSpring.

Could please provide a Photograph of the insect bite , if possible ?
I would also like to know, are you sure that it is an insect bite (if so what kind of insect ?)

Was she under any treatment for this ?
Where exactly is the lesion located ?

You can reply as a followup
Thank you


Patient replied :

here are the pictures. thank you.

Did you receive the pictures?


Expert:  Dr. Kruti Jobanputra Banodkar replied 3 Days.

Yes, we have received 3 pics.
In-house Physician


Patient replied :

Yes, we have received 3 pics. You will receive an email intimation when the consult is replied by the MD.
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Expert:  Dr. Kruti Jobanputra Banodkar replied 2 Days.

There seems to be a bacterial infection of skin maybe in a pre existing insect bite. I would recommend application of a steroid antibiotic combination cream like mometasone and fucidin cream to be applied twice daily on the affected areas.

Please let me know if you have any queries.


Dr. Kruti Jobanputra Banodkar
Category: Cosmetic and Plastic Surgeon
Experience: 
Diploma in Dermatology - Royal College Of Physicians & Surgeons Of Glasgow, UK , 2010
Residency - DNB, Dermatology -  K.J Somaiya Hospital, Mumbai, 2009
Medical School & Internship - MBBS - Dr. D . Y . Patil Medical College, Mumbai, 2004
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