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A Bite in Progress

The Doctor Says It's a Bite, Maybe a Spider

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Updated February 01, 2010

A Bite in Progress
Image courtesy of Nina

Nina sends this photo, taken 13 weeks after the initial bite. She says the doctor thinks it is a bug bite of some kind, possibly a spider. The quality is lacking a bit, but this photo shows how important it is to see the doctor when the sore won't go away. Whether this is a staph infection or a spider bite, after a week or two, the doc really needs to take a look. Nina promises a follow-up picture when something changes. Here's hoping she'll get better.

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