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abnormal reactions to mosquito bites

A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
You can build up: Sensitivity over time. See your allergist.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience in Neurology
Allergy to meds: You can be allergic to topical agents for itching.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
39 years experience in General Practice
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 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
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
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
19 years experience in Internal Medicine
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
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joan Gelin
24 years experience in Emergency Medicine
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 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Khadavi
21 years experience in Internal Medicine
Maybe: But it would already have done it.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Something else?: Mosquito bites are sometime painful, usually itchy but really rare to not heal or get infection. Could you have gotten bitten by another critter - es ... Read More
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