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Mosquito bite bubble

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Not to worry.: Store aloe vera gel in the refrigerator and apply to affected area. Rub a basil leaf on the bite. It repels mosquitoes ; has anti-inflammatory propert... Read More

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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Pediatrics 25 years experience
See below: If the area is becoming more red, warm, swollen and painful, get seen for evaluation as the area may be infected and need oral antibiotics.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Hives: Almost any bug bite can cause a raised skin lesion so you can never tell. On the other hand, spider bites tend to leave a blister- at least initially ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Not unusual: The venom from insect is meant for attack and defense and is chock full of chemical weapons. Thus getting a local reaction is expected and itching is ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniela Torres
Specializes in Medicina General
See below : Hi, I’m sorry to hear that, you should try mosquito panels on your windows and using Raid or something like that to prevent mosquito bites.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Li-Yu Mitchell
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Could be infected: Normal bacteria live on our skin. Even with a harmless mosquito bite, scratching can lead to infection. If the bubble is painful, red and growing quic... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
Allergy and Immunology 10 years experience
Avoid: Steroid use near the eye is not recommended. Try an ice pack or calamine lotion. Zyrtec (cetirizine) may also help with itch.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
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
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Mosquito Bites: Avoid scratching. Although a mosquito bite should itch for only a few days, continual scratching will increase your discomfort and may prolong the itc... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
Addiction Medicine 30 years experience
Medication: Use Hydrocortisone cream or a Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream.

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