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This Insect Bite Was Incredibly Hurtful

Author: Angela W.
Skill: Nurse
Date: 09-16-2012
Views: 1,394
Word Count: 171
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 7791-OR
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I was bitten by what I believe to be a brown recluse, although I did not see it. The bite had a blister on it for a few days before my foot began to swell and become painful and feverish. By that time about 5 days had passed before I realized I was in big trouble.

On the worst day, I alternated applying several different oils every couple of hours with no relief. I could not get a shoe on my foot that day. That night before going to bed I had a lot of pain and I applied PanAway.

By the next morning the swelling had gone down by about half and the hot/sore feeling in the foot had all but disappeared. I kept using PanAway several times a day for a few more days. After about a week and a half I was left with nothing but a large scab which took about another week to heal. Nothing left after three weeks but healthy pink skin.

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