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how long does a mosquito in the eyelid last

A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Chandler
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Not long: Mosquito bites might cause more swelling in the eyelids than in other areas because of the thinness of the skin and the relative looseness of the skin ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends: This depends on how large the swelling is and how allergic you are to the mosquito venom. In general, I would expect the swelling to improve in a we ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Should : Gradually go down over next couple of days. Ice will help as well as some Benadryl (diphenhydramine) if really irritating. Benadryl (diphenhydramine ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ari Weitzner
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: Days, weeks, months.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
15 years experience Ophthalmology
Few weeks: It should generally resolve over the next few weeks. The key is to use warm compresses 10 minutes at a time to help decompress it.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
It depends: It depends on the kind of spider doing the biting.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
35 years experience Adolescent Medicine
Air not infected: Chicken pox is transmitted from someone with the disease sneezing or coughing in your face, or from the liquid inside of the blisters coming into cont ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
52 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depands: Can last up to 7--10 days.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
35 years experience Adolescent Medicine
Depends: There are multiple diseases that can be transmitted by a tick bite. Lyme disease- the rash begins in 3-4 weeks and resolves over several weeks. Rock ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schleimer
37 years experience Orthodontics
Depends: The time depends upon: where on the nose your sustained the trauma, how hard you were hit (did you have a nose bleed), has your nose lost symmetry (ev ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Throw out the ice: Chance of transmitting herpes this way is slim. But you can get more ice. Throw it out if you still have it. Dilution in water inactivates the virus. ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
1day: Swelling will usually last a day.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience Family Medicine
10-14 days: A personal rule of thumb is about 2 weeks - if something is lasting longer than that, either an ulcer or a sore or a bump or just something that looks ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Zachary
24 years experience Wilderness Medicine
A few days usually: Occasionally, people will have a delayed-type hypersensitivity reaction to mosquito bites. I am one of those people. The initial redness (relatively ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
1 week to few months: Malaria symptoms show up a week to a few months after being infected by a mosquito bite. Fevers, chills, fatigue, swelling of the spleen, etc... Usual ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Alexander
26 years experience Plastic Surgery
2-3 days: Pain is not a common feature following any facelift. When present it is sometimes associated with the mild compression dressings rather than the surg ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yellow Jackest: The pain from a yellow jack sting usually completely resolves within 24 to 72 hours. However I have been stung dozens of times by yellow jackets ; it ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Dieck
37 years experience Ophthalmology
Control infection: First you need to control the infection of the meibomian gland in the lid. With appropriate antibiotic coverage and warm compresses the swelling shou ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Depends on the cause: Pink eye or conjunctivitis can be cause by either bacteria or virus and spread to another person is usually by direct hand to face contact so may poss ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Stinging Nettles.: Pain usually last up to a few hours but the rash & itching can sometimes last several days. Wash the skin with soap & water. Make a paste of baking s ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Ziring
21 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Norovirus infection: Norovirus is now the most common cause of viral gastroenteritis. A functioning immune system should resolve the infection within 2 weeks and protect ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chakshu Gupta
22 years experience Pathology
Depends: It depends on how quickly next of kin can be contacted, paperwork can be completed, death certificate signed and if needed, an autopsy completed.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suhas Pai
Dr. Suhas Pai answered
Specializes in Neurosurgery
It varies : The recovery time is a function of what caused the palsy, which cranial nerves were affected, what treatment was required and how long and severe the ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience Urgent Care
Rash: A rash should be examined. What may be observed as a stress rash might actually be something else. Or you could upload a picture of your rash.

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