Insect Bites

2 days back when I got up I found some insect bites on my hand. I j gored that tjme.Now swelling has become more and hand is paining. To Which type of doctor should i consult for such problem.
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Dr. Harsha
General Physician Bangalore
Hi there...insect bite reactions are common in India. Usually they heal spontaneously on their own in few days. But sometimes complications like itching, swelling, reddness, id eruptions can occur and persist for long time. You need to consult a dermatologist for further evaluation and treatment. You will probably require mild steroid topical application and oral antihistamines.
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