A 40-year-old member asked:
What distinguishes a mosquito bite from bed bug bite?
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Pediatrics 32 years experience
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Psychiatry 25 years experience
You may not be able : To. Both can cause pink, swollen, itchy lesions on the skin. Bed bug bites may cause no symptoms or signs in some people. When there is a reaction, it may not show until several days after the bed bug has bitten. What can be telltale for a bedbug is when there is a linear track of lesions from sequential feedings – but that does not always occur. Mosquitoes leave sporadically placed lesions.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
How do i distinguish between a spider and mosquito bite?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Spider bite: Brown recluse bite develops a central necrotic, less painful lesion, most of the time. A mosquito bite, is usually just very itchy, and no necrosis. Exam with doctor is recommended, if unsure.
96 viewsAnswered Mar 02, 2020
Last updated Aug 14, 2019
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