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A 20-year-old female asked:

i got bitten by mosquitoes on my feet, ten bites on my left leg and 13 on my right. i have arthritis and one bite really swelled up. pictures in file.

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Dr. Kevin Jefferson
Podiatry 25 years experience
Mosquito Bites: The bite that is very swollen may be an infection. If you take advanced medication for your arthritis, you may have a lowered immune system, so having that many insect bites may put you at higher risk. You should see your doctor as soon as possible.

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Last updated Feb 2, 2015

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