Has anyone had a nodule like this one appear?

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   Posted 6/19/2010 6:05 PM (GMT -6)   
Here is a picture of the bump that showed up a few weeks ago, shortly after I contracted LD.
It has slowly progressed from a small, mosquito size bump to this enormous thing.  The tick did not bite me here. 
Have you guys seen this before?  It's on my right arm.

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   Posted 6/19/2010 6:55 PM (GMT -6)   
I'm not sure what that is but it looks infected. You should go in and let your doctor look at it.
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   Posted 6/19/2010 8:55 PM (GMT -6)   
I agree with CG, I would gone asap. 

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   Posted 6/20/2010 8:21 AM (GMT -6)   
The bump has improved somewhat. It is less red & irritated. I've been doing the epsom salt soaks......I believe it's helping it. Plus I'm putting hot epsom compress on it too. I've got my fingers crossed.
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