Live Oak, CA
A 19-year-old female asked:

Tiny itchy pimple like bump on arm. leaking clear fluid. might be a mosquito bite. what could be causing the fluid?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Skin irritation: Any time you have significant enough skin irritation, the cells in the skin can make extra fluids to try and sooth/protect it. Think of when you burn yourself and you get a fluid filled blister - same thing. Keep area clean and monitor for redness. If drainage becomes purulent or area gets red, then seek medical care.
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