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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
38 years experience in Pediatrics
May be allergic: He may be allergic to the mosquito bites. Another consideration is that they may become infected, but this takes a bit longer.

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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience in Dentistry
They can: Misquito bites can leave big welts if you are sensitive to them. Do not scratch or yu can get infected. Use cortisone or benydrl cream for relief.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience in Dermatology
Mosquito bites: For mosquito bites, i recommend any 1% over-the-counter Hydrocortisone cream. If the itching is severe, benadryl, (diphenhydramine) 25 mg every 3 or 4 ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Reardon
30 years experience in 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 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience in Infectious Disease
Hives: You're describing a kind of rash known as hives. The cause can be from many things. They are usually itchy and can come and go over a few hours. This ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Some ideas: Such whelps are often seen with reactions to foods or can be seen in some illnesses. If it is from a food it would recur until the food has been compl ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience in 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 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
44 years experience in Family Medicine
Hives?: Could be hives but would need to see them when they appear.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Rash: There are many possibilities, but one which must be considered is an allergic reaction to something you have recently started using. If you cannot fig ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience in Dermatology
See a dermatologist: You will get best result by consulting a skin specialist for exam, diagnosis, and appropriate therapy.

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