While camping last weekend I believe I was bitten by a mosquito or maybe a spider. I now have a large red circle on my forarm and pain in my neck and shoulder blades. I don't believe I have a fever, I have been on strong pain meds since last week due to the fact I broke my foot while camping. I am starting to worry as nothing makes the pain and stiffness go away. Does anyone know what a west nile rash would look like, I don't believe it is a tick bite as there is only a little red dot inside this large circle. The circle went from a quarter in size to softball size in a week. Any suggestions?View Thread
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