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A 20-year-old female asked:

i was bitten by a mosquito on the leg a year ago. i kept scratching it and didnt let it heal. it healed eventually but is swollen and sensitive. recently, it is scratched open again and colourless fluid is flowing out.

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Follicle: I do not think you'd have a direct problem from mosquito related to an injury from a year ago. However from your scratching you might have irritated your follicle and developed a cystic structure. When you scratch that recently the cyst emptied.

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