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A 49-year-old female asked:

Oozing mosquito bite, is this a problem? clear, and sticky.

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Dr. Christiaan Maurer
Dr. Christiaan Maureranswered
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Doubtful: I suspect you scratched the bite (maybe in your sleep) and have serum oozing out. You could have a minor staph infection. Wash it with warm soapy water, apply antibiotic ointment and a bandaid and watch it closely for increasing redness, red streaks and increasing pain. If those things happen you may need an antibiotic.

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A 41-year-old member asked:

What if your mosquito bite starts oozing?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Oozing clear: Material is probably ok (blister?) but oozing whitish purulent material may mean an infection.
A 48-year-old member asked:

Mosquito bite clear bubble, what to do?

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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 properties effect. Consider applying calamine lotion. Apply crushed ice or a cold pack. A 1 to 1 mix of water and baking soda is effective when applied to the lesions.

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Last updated Aug 8, 2019

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