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Infected Mosquito Bite
What should I do about an infected mosquito bite? My duaghter has had a misquito bite for a few days and today i noticed that it seems more large and the skin around it looks a little yellowish an feels a little hard, and if you look really close it looks
I think i have an infected mosquito bite, two actually;they both are very swollen and itchy. This morning I noticed a yellowish sticky liquid coming f?
Relax: With severe itch you may rub so vigorously as to cause a yellow, sticky discharge. When the itch stops you can stop scratching and they will heal. Water is good for this. Wash. Hydrocortisone cream, rubbing with ice may help. Rub with a wet aspirin [not coated] can help. If you have bacitracin, neosporin, or triple antibiotic, THROW IT AWAY. ...Read more
I got infected mosquito bites from majorca and was given polarasmine, zitromax and fucidine from the majorcan doctor, is this medication correct?
NOT NECESSARILY: This depends upon what symptoms and signs you had which suggested that you were infected as a result of mosquito bites. This combination of medications suggests that he was using a "shotgun" approach rather than a careful evaluation of the issues. Suggest you see a doctor here. ...Read more
My son has an infected mosquito bite, he is on antibiotics, and now has blistered, should I pop the blister?
Does rubbing a piece of potato over the infected area ( mosquito bite) helps in decreasing irritation nd pain?
See his doctor: Any insect bite causes a tiny break in the skin, allowing bacteria to get in and cause a local skin infection. One such sore in an older child without fever may respond to topical antibiotic ointment, but a baby with a potential skin infection should be seen to make sure it is not more serious. Sores resembling spider bites may suggest mrsa, a bacteria that needs special antibiotic treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not easy: Unusual for a mosquito bite to be infected absent your scratching it and abrading the skin over it. If the area of redness expands, is very warm to touch and tender rather than itchy see a doctor asap. Infections in the facial tissues can progress very rapidly and with severe complications possible. If the lesion comes to a head and looks like it contains pus, do not squeeze it. ...Read more
I have these bumps that I thought were mosquito bites but have now gotten infected and are itchy and spreading. What do you think this could be?
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