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Mosquito bite hurts

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 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 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carol Jacobs
Specializes in Pediatrics
Reaction: Generally the first two days after an insect bite the skin can have a local reaction of redness, raised area, and tenderness. Apply 1% hydrocortisone ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Thomas Rosenfeld
Dermatology 44 years experience
Sensitive skin: Some people react more to mosquito bite saliva, for genetic reasons. Blood under the skin, from the bite, will make it look more purple. Cool compress... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
What to do.: To treat mosquito bites consider applying calamine lotion. Apply crushed ice or a cold pack. A 1 to 1 mix of water and baking soda is effective when... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Philip Schwarzman
Emergency Medicine 45 years experience
Give it time: Does not sound serious.Sounds like some soft tissue swelling. Apply ice. It will go away.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dustin Colegrove
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Urticaria: This rash you describe sounds like something called urticaria (hives). Urticaria is caused by histamine release. It can be due to a number of condit... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
No: A bug bite is usually ok if it looks like a typical small (1/4 to 1 inch wide) mosquito or flea bite. If there is a lot of swelling, a doctor should ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 44 years experience
Could be: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. You could have fungus on your scalp. Tinea corporis is term for fungus ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 44 years experience
Picture: it is hard to diagnosed a skin lesions without pictures. from your description, you could be having a nevus . mosquito bites does not last two years... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
Integrative Medicine 37 years experience
Could be a cyst: Cysts under and around the eye are common and not serious. Watch it for pain, redness, and swelling. These could be signs of infection. If it is a ... Read More
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