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How To Get Mosquito Bites To Stop Itching
When i get a mosquito bite, it itches like crazy, and immediately turns into a large, red since i was small. Could this indicate an allergy, what to do?
Mosquito bites: A large local reaction to insect bites including mosquito bite does not need allergy treatment. You could apply cold compress, topical otc hydrocortisone. If the swelling is large and painful, you might need to see a local physician to be evaluated. If you develop systemic symptoms like hives, belly pain, difficulty breathing with mosquito bites, it is dangerous and you should see an allergist. ...Read more
Occasionally I get 1 itchy bump on the edge of my lower lip. Looks like a mosquito bite. It itches as it appears. Itches for 10 to 20min then goesaway
Itching: Often this is an allergy. Keep a diary of what brings it on and maybe you can find the source. ...Read more
Got a rash that appeared two days ago, and its getting worse, itches all the time, looks like mosquito bite. What can this be?
Is there anything out there one can do for mosquito bite allergies? The area that is bit swells and itches horribly and sometimes is painful.
Mosquito bites: Mosquitos can be a real nuisance. The saliva from the insect bite can cause an itchy reaction that is a problem for some people. Try an ice pack to cool off the itching- 10 min on/10 min off. If need something more, Hydrocortisone 1% cream to area (but not the face!) 1 or 2x/day. An oral antihistamine like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Claritin could also help. Avoidance is best- long pants, socks + bug repellant. ...Read more
Whenever my cat scratches me, it itches, turns red and swollen, and the skin becomes raised (similar to a mosquito bite). Why is this? Am I allergic?
Allergic to cat: If this happens only when you are scratched by the cat and nothing else, then it is likely an allergic reaction not unlike testing you with skin prick test. Do you have nasal and eye symptoms when you are in contact with a cat. By the way, cat scratch is not totally innocuous and may lead to a condition known as Cat Scratch Disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I keep getting bit by something. I don't see nor feel it. The bite swells like mosquito bite, itches and has a small blister in the center what is it?
I keep getting bit by something.I don't see nor feel it.The bite swells like mosquito bite, itches and has a small blister in the center. About 4 bite?
Assuming it is a: different location each time. Consider applying calamine lotion or crushed ice or a cold pack. A 1 to 1 mix of water & baking soda is effective when applied to lesions. You can take oral medications like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Chlorpheniramine for itching. Take care. ...Read more
I've had a bump on my head for almost 2 months. It's like a mosquito bite, itchy, but if I let it go then it goes down and gets smaller. It itches, and is about the size of a dime, but completely disappears when left alone until messed with again. What co
ForgiveMe4BeingNosey: Don't mess with it, waddaya think? Don't mess with it for another month or two. Resist scratching it, or fooling with it or touching it, or scraping it with a comb. If after waiting, it's still there, then have a doctor look at it to assess for size, color(s), borders, etc. Of course, you said the bump is on your head. The head includes ears and face. So if this bump is on the end of your nose.... ...Read more
My labia has bumps (like mosquito bite bumps) and it itches so much. it's all thick and dark coloured. not painful at all. do not shave there regular?
Bumps: Best to get bumps seen and examined so the proper diagnosis can be made, and the best treatment will follow. Really hard to guess what the bumps are over the computer. Best wishes to you. ...Read more
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