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Itchy Mosquito Like Bumps
Clotrimaderm 1% and Diflucan (fluconazole) 150 mg prescribed to me for red itchy mosquito like bumps appearing on and off on my upper body mostly. Fungal infection?
Clotrimaderm/difluca: These are both antifungal agents. I have no way of knowing what you are being treated for, but you should certainly have been advised by the doctor who prescribed these. Give them a call and ask. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Infection: Viral or streptococcal. You should have a rapid step or throat culture to rule-out streptococcal throat infection. If negative you have a viral infection that requires only rest and supportive care. The photo shows a child with scarlet fever, a rash associated with streptococcal infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Itchy mosquito bite like bumps where the sun doesn't shine..?"is it possible to have skin cancer where the sun never shines?"
When I itch mosquito look-a-like bumps appear and disappear shortly after I stop. What is causing this? I'm only itchy when I get hot too. No rash.
Mosquito (I think) bite swelled really large & hot to the touch. 1wk later swelling is down but area is now covered in small itchy/painful bumps. Bad?
Skeeter syndrome: This is likely from an allergic reaction to mosquito saliva. The treatment is symptomatic-topical anesthetic or NSAID for pain and topical anti-itch agent for itching. If no cellulitis , antibiotic is not indicated. The lesions will eventually subside. www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/mosquito.../con-20032350 ...Read more
These bumps look like mosquito bites, but aren't itchy and they're all around my 6 year olds face?
May be bites: Mosquito bites don's have to itch, this is the season for bites, and whether they itch or not depends on an individual's reaction to the mosquito saliva that is injected when they bite you. Some people have dramatic swelling and itching, others have little to no reaction. Keep an eye on these and if they look like they are fading, great! If not get then checked. ...Read more
I have bumps on my buttox that are extremely itchy. Thought it was mosquito bite but it now spread. Looks like mosquito bites then they leave and come
Staph Folliculitis: This is a common problem. It is usually treated with antibiotics. You may need to see your family physician. ...Read more
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