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Abnormal reactions to mosquito bites

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
Probasbly not: Most mosquito bites will casue a local reaction than can be quite large. This is no an allergy. Very rarely one can see patients have system reactions... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
You can build up: Sensitivity over time. See your allergist.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
Neurology 36 years experience
Allergy to meds: You can be allergic to topical agents for itching.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
General Practice 40 years experience
Caution!: Symptoms with severe allergies to mosquito bites can be serious. If anaphylaxis, which is a rare, life-threatening condition that results in swelling ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
No: You may consult this site for info: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/mosquito-bites/basics/tests-diagnosis/con-20032350 For good health -... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Atlhough most people: Associate a mosquito bite with itching, it can be painful as well. Here are some ideas. Store aloe vera gel in the refrigerator and apply to affected... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
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Duration?: Local pain, itching, and redness of the skin are typical after a mosquito bite. There is usually an immediate wheal and flare response that peaks at a... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joan Gelin
Emergency Medicine 25 years experience
Exam of skin: With any skin problems it is important for a physician to examine your skin. Possible problems include allergic reaction, bacterial infection, or inse... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Lentnek
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Probably most of your mosquito bites (the small ones) represent local irritation from the bite. Perhaps the larger ones represent trivial bacterial in... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Hirsch
Dentistry 49 years experience
Yes: Bug bites can definitely lead to allergic responses. If you are writing this question then we can logically assume that you didn't die from an allerg... Read More

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