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Dr. David J. Rosenfeld
Board Certified, Pain Management
22 years in practice
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Will benedryl get rid of itchy mosquito like bumps?

Dr. David J. Rosenfeld
Board Certified, Pain Management
22 years in practice
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Will benedryl get rid of itchy mosquito like bumps?

Likely: Benadryl is an antihistamine. It should help with what you ask. ...Read more

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Dr. Umesh Patel
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Dr. Martin Raff
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
51 years in practice
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Clotrimaderm 1% and Diflucan 150 mg prescribed to me for red itchy mosquito like bumps appearing on and off on my upper body mostly. Fungal infection?

Dr. Martin Raff
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
51 years in practice
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Clotrimaderm 1% and Diflucan 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

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Dr. Umesh Patel
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Dr. Steven Machtinger
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
39 years in practice
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Fever and fatigue, followed by itchy mosquito-like bumps on hands that spread? Allergies?

Dr. Steven Machtinger
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
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Fever and fatigue, followed by itchy mosquito-like bumps on hands that spread? Allergies?

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 more

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Board Certified, Pathology
44 years in practice
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Itchy mosquito bite like bumps where the sun doesn't shine..?"is it possible to have skin cancer where the sun never shines?"

Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Board Certified, Pathology
44 years in practice
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Itchy mosquito bite like bumps where the sun doesn't shine..?"is it possible to have skin cancer where the sun never shines?"

Yes, but: Skin cancer can occur at any site, it is more common in sun exposed areas. What you described does not fit with skin cancer. If the lesions persist for more than two weeks, you should consult your doctor to avoid getting the lesions infected. ...Read more

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Dr. Umesh Patel
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Dr. Michael Ein
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
43 years in practice
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How to make it go away! itchy mosquito bite-like bumps on legs?

Dr. Michael Ein
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
43 years in practice
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How to make it go away! itchy mosquito bite-like bumps on legs?

Flea bites: On legs only-probably flea bites. Any dogs or cats? Get them flea collars. Buy some solarcaine spray and Hydrocortisone cream and the itching will be stopped. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Killian
Board Certified, General Practice
23 years in practice
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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

Dr. Robert Killian
Board Certified, General Practice
23 years in practice
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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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Dr. David Lortscher
Board Certified, Dermatology
8 years in practice
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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.

Dr. David Lortscher
Board Certified, Dermatology
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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.

Physical urticaria: Many people's skin releases histamine after physical stimuli, such as heat or scratching. If this is a continued problem for you, taking regular Claritin every day can help. ...Read more

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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Board Certified, Family Medicine
18 years in practice
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What does it means to have itchy raised skin bumps on anus that gone and return every time? Itch , like mosquitos bumps

Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Board Certified, Family Medicine
18 years in practice
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What does it means to have itchy raised skin bumps on anus that gone and return every time? Itch , like mosquitos bumps

Skin bumps: The bumps can be anything. Allergy, herpes, irritation of some kind. This needs to be addressed by a medical provider. ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Bates
Board Certified, Family Medicine
3 years in practice
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These bumps look like mosquito bites, but aren't itchy and they're all around my 6 year olds face?

Dr. Daniel Bates
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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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

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Dr. Robert Sterling
Board Certified, Emergency Medicine
40 years in practice
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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

Dr. Robert Sterling
Board Certified, Emergency Medicine
40 years in practice
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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

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