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weird insect bite?

I wasn't really sure where to put this. A month or two ago my girlfriend swatted at a small type of bee. Shortly after she noticed that her side was itchy and when we looked there was a red "bump". Now,months later, she has a red circle that is slightly raised with a rough surface that has a few bumps. We assumed that she was stung and the stinger had stayed in her skin. I looked at it today in an attempt to see if there was a stinger and if so remove it. As I was looking I noticed that on the one bump there were 2 or 3 very tiny red pinpricks. They were so tiny that I had to pull her skin,to flatten the area, to even notice them. I'm not so sure if it is a bee sting anymore. Does anyone have any idea what it could be and how we could fix it? I tried cleaning it with an alcohol pad and it seemed to have helped a little but we're slightly worried that it may be something serious.
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If she doesn't have a fever or any other symptoms such as chronic fatigue, nausea, headache, or dizzyness...she will probably be okay. Especially since it's been a month if it were something more dangerous it probably would have effected her worse by now. If the marks grow in size or become infected it might be a good idea to have the "bite" looked at. Keep the area clean and keep an eye on it!
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Hello,
From the symptoms it can be insect bite or Lyme disease which needs to be ruled out. it is often caused by tick bite and can cause bull’s eye pattern of rash. I suggest you to get an examination done from a dermatologist and get it evaluated.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your dermatologist. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.
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