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allergic reaction that looks like mosquito bites

A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Mosquito Bites: Most mosquito bites stop itching and heal on their own without medical treatment. Topical treatments apply a Hydrocortisone cream or calamine lotion ... Read More
Dr. Anne Maitland
24 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Allergic 2 mosquito?: Some have large local reactions to mosquito bites. Try soaking in cool water bath with domeboro's powder (follow box-directions), then apply an otc ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
36 years experience Neurology
Depends: If your talking about the mosquito getting a rash after he bites you its hard to see. Look through a magnifying glass at his chest and proboscus area. ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Mosquito bites.: If you have problems w generalized welts, swelling of tongue, lips, airway - you should get urgent medical care. Localized swelling ; itching - oral ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
See details: This is a characteristic of postinflammatory hyperpigmentation. This occurs after there is irritation in the skin in the area in response to the infla ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Its possible.: Allergic reaction is usually localized at site of bite, by redness or blisters .Misquito bites, specially nowadays , needs attention , due to risk of ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Usually mean allergy: Bug-bite-like spots can be from causes such as: bug bites (of course), hives, viral infections, medication causes, hot-tub rashes, heat rashes, reacti ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Reardon
31 years experience Family Medicine
Yes, reaction: 2 inch welts x 20 can be very uncomfortable. Cool packs and benadry (diphendydramine) can help. I've also seen baking soda help. Watch for signs of ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
19 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a prope ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
That sounds like: a localized allergic reaction. No, most- people don't have that significant of a reaction. The mosquito's saliva contains a substance that effects clo ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Fever: Your child may have a viral illness and in fact may be incubating roseola which is a benign virus affecting children under two years, whereby the feve ... Read More

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