Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

mosquito bites headache

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
Go to ER: They can check you with special tests to find out what it is.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience in Neurology
Where are you ?: Not all mosquitos are the same. If we are talking about one that just dined off your blood in an area where dengue fever or malaria are endemic you sh ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Needs to be checked: You did not say how long you have been having low grade fever and what is the reading.And beside headache any other associated symptoms etc.I suggest ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ismael Diaz
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Possibly : if this common in your community, then it could be a possibility. I don't have common or rare cases present to my office in the southeastern part of ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Chigger vs Mosquito: Chigger's bites often have a small red in the center of a welt & occur in areas where skin is tender like the crotch, armpits, beltline, backs of kn ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Dz transmission: Both have potential to transmit infectious diseases.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience in Dentistry
Rabies concern: If you were bitten by a bat you need to see a doctor. Bats can carry rabies. Call doctor today.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric L. Weiss
36 years experience in Travel Medicine
No: Mosquito bites, by themselves, should not cause fever. Bites become "inflamed" commonly (not infected) and can be red and a bit swollen, but again no ... Read More
9
9 thanks
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
11 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Lots of bugs: Most insect bites cause local inflammatory reactions like itching and welts that are mild and resolve within a few hours without complications. Of cou ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Not usually: Poison ivy tends to involved a much large area of the skin than a mosquito bite. The blisters may not appear until 1 to 3 days later after contact. M ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Sometimes: Some tick bites can cause that reaction.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
No: If you have bed bugs, i would call in an exterminator as they can be real buggers to try to get rid of. Either bite can be treated with 1% Hydrocorti ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Possibly.: Properly used, it will certainly make infection much less likely.
1
1 thank
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yusr Aboushaar
31 years experience in Pediatrics
Bug Bites: Mosquito bites may not have a central blister unlike bug bites
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
35 years experience in Pediatrics
No, a tick bite: first appears as a small red spot, not necessarily raised. Sometimes there is no mark at all. If the tick had to be removed, there may be more of a r ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Any that...: ...Contain deet, at this time deet is the most effective repellent.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Moeller
37 years experience in Dermatology
Many bug bites: Many bites can mimic mosquito bites including mites, bed bugs, fleas and certain flies.
1
1 thank
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lester Thompson
32 years experience in Pathology
Not really: They are completely different organisms, so they are not the same. However, clinically, when you look at the marks they make on the skin, they may be ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: Certainly possible.You should be able to see a dot representing the bite
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Usually a swollen and itchy bump but may leave a bruise for many days.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
41 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Bed bug bites/spider: Bed bug bites are usually very itchy red bumps in multiple locations, often scattered around on the trunk and/or extremities. There's no pain. Black w ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
No: However the venom of bugs can render you allergic to it.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hardin
35 years experience in Wound care
No: First because fleas jump rather than fly they usually are concentrated below the knees and under clothes unless the animal carrier slept on your bed. ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes, that can: Sometimes occur with both venomous and non-venous spiders.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

People also searched for:

Connect by text or video with a U.S. board-certified doctor now — wait time is less than 1 minute!
Unlimited visits
$10/month