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Infection with a red line on the arm? What does the red line look like?

I got this little pimple thing on my arm a few days ago. There is a red ring around it about two inches around. My arm feels stiff. My question is, there is a faint light pink line wrapping around my arm, is that the red line they say isn't good?

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Asked by Musicmom80 at 4:59 PM on Oct. 12, 2010 in Health

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  • Oh my gosh mama go to the dr! That does not sound good at all. Hope you feel better soon!

    Answer by Nanixh at 5:00 PM on Oct. 12, 2010

  • it sounds like blood poisoning. go to the doc immediately!

    Answer by SabrenaLeigh at 5:03 PM on Oct. 12, 2010

  • Uh... the 2 inch red area means there's an infection. the streaking, means its in the vein now. You need an antibiotic ASAP. Don't squeeze the pimple. They will need to culture the drainage from it

    Answer by karamille at 5:05 PM on Oct. 12, 2010

  • ah shit....

    Comment by Musicmom80 (original poster) at 5:09 PM on Oct. 12, 2010

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