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Hand and arm swollen from what could be insect bites?
Yesterday I woke up with what seemed to be several bites along my hand. As the day progressed, the area became very inflamed, and it's now much worse than it was before. I can't close my hand into a fist, and it's very painful. I've also noticed since waking up this morning that there's another region farther down on my arm that's similarly swollen.
I've tried taking antihistamines, tried using an ointment that was supposed to help, and nothing seems to be working. I'm going to go to the student health center as soon as I'm done with classes today (assuming I can make it until then, because Jesus this hurts), but I was wondering if you guys have any advice on what else I should be doing, and what I might be reacting to. Should I clean all of my bedding? How do I rid myself of whatever insect might be doing this to me? Any other tips?