What insect bite is this??

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I was at a park last night, and also near and sitting against an oak tree. It started to rain and we left, today I found this bite on my back! What insect did this? What medicine should I take? Do I need to see a doctor?

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    Could be a mosquito bite, a spider bite or a bee bite! I was stung by a bee and my leg got red and itchy. My doctor told me to use cortisone cream and zertec. I also use cortisone cream on mosquito bites! I would see the doctor if your back gets red and itchy!

     

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    Alijah49717,

        I don't know for sure but do you have those ant's they call them fire ants where I am at and when they bite you it will look like that with a little drainage like yours has. Did you know when you got bit ? or did you just start itching and find it ? Does it itch you ? I would definitely keep an eye on it and if it starts running red streaks especially go to the doctor. Keep updated please and hope you find things alright.

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    When I saw your pictures I also thought of a fire ant bite, as Eva said.  That is the only bite that I have had that did have a little drainage.  However......when I was bit by a fire ant I knew it!  I had to immediately look to see what was going on cause it was just like a burning sensation.  Does it itch?  Don't scratch it.  Dab on over the counter medicine recommended by your pharmacist.  I don't think they work that well but at least it helps a little.  I usually put a bandage over the bite so I don't forget and scratch it because that can made it bigger and itchier and it could get infected.  It gets better in time as the "poison" lessens.   Good luck and I'm glad I'm not you cause I HATE bug bites!

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