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A 36-year-old member asked:

how long does it take ant or mosquito bites on the skin to fade?

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Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 40 years experience
7 days: Usually 4-7 days. But depends on the degree of immune response.
Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
Dermatology 19 years experience
Varies: This depends mostly on your skin type: the darker your skin the longer it will take. Usually between 1 - 2 weeks.

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A 50-year-old member asked:

What is the medicine for mosquito bites that become dark spot on the skin?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Mosquito bites: An over-the-counter 1% Hydrocortisone cream can help relieve itching.

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