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I have mosquito bites on my leg and they are horrible, I don't want these bites on me. What can I do?
Mosquito bites: Store aloe vera gel in refrigerator & apply to affected area. Rub basil leaf on bite. It repels mosquitoes & has anti-inflammatory effect. 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. ...Read more
I have two mosquito bites on my leg. They have been there for over 5 months and are red circles. When I stand for a while they turn purple.?
MOSQUITO BITES LEG:
MOST UNUSUAL TO HAVE MOSQUITO BITES FOR FIVE MONTHS.
DO SEE YOUR PCP OR A DERMATOLOGIST SOON!
MALE? FEMALE? AGE? MEDICATIONS YOU TAKE?
BEST LUCK ...Read more
Please help me! I have a massive amount of scratched mosquito bite scabs! My legs look horrible. Any quick remedies? Thanks!
My girlfriend and I were at the park last night were she received multiple mosquito bites to her leg. Today: pain in chest numbness in leg?
I have a mosquito bite on my leg and it looked normal and now it's larger and red with some purple dots (doesn't look normal). Is it infected?
That's possible: If it gets worse instead of better - more red, warm or tender, then it could be infected. You should see your doctor. ...Read more
Store aloe vera gel in refrigerator & apply to affected area. Rub basil leaf on bite. It repels mosquitoes & has anti-inflammatory properties effect. Consider applying calamine lotion. Apply 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.
Seek medical care for infection. ...Read more
Mosquito bites: Store aloe vera gel in the refrigerator and apply to affected area. Rub a basil leaf on the bite. It repels mosquitoes ; has anti-inflammatory properties effect. Consider applying calamine lotion. Apply crushed ice or a cold pack. A 1 to 1 mix of water and baking soda is effective when applied to the lesions. You can take oral medications like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or chlorpheniramine for itching. ...Read more
I have many mosquito bites on my legs and cannot stop itching them to the point of bleeding how can I stop the itching? Otc cortesone didn't help
I got 3 mosquito bites on my leg 2 days ago and they all have bruises around them now. It's never happened b4 is this something to be concerned about?
Mosquito borne dis.: If you are in the usa, think about west nile virus. If outside america then worry about malaria & dengue fever. West nile virus mostly asymptomatic but can cause meningitis or encephalitis. Malaria & dengue serious. Please see your doctor & get antimalarial medication. There is no antiviral for west nile virus. Thanks. ...Read more
Itchy bumps that look like mosquito bites all over legs, new ones pop up. It's not a mosquito bite because there is no bug on me.
I had a what looked like a couple standard mosquito bites on my legs after running then they turned reddish/purple after a couple days. Should I worry?
Maybe: Scar removal is a misnomer. Scars are nearly always permanent to some degree. There are ways doctors can improve scars, and there are ways you can improve your scars. Meet with a dermatologist or plastic surgeon to see what's best for your particular scars. ...Read more
How do I get rid of the mosquito bites on my legs. There is no itching, just red blotches that look horrible!
prescription strength cortisone cream or calamine lotion to bites. A cold pack or baggie filled with crushed ice may help, too.
for stronger reactions, taking an antihistamine containing Diphenhydramine (benadryl), chlorpheniramine (chlor-trimeton), Loratadine (claritin) or Cetirizine (zyrtec) may ease your body's response. ...Read more
Itchy bumps that look like mosquito bites all over legs, new ones pop up everyday, started 2 days ago. My partner does not have any. Allergies?
Itchy bumps: It is likely an allergic reaction to something in the environment. Try to track down what may be causing this. You may try some over the counter antihistamine like Allegra and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at night if it bothers you at night. You should see your primary care physician for an evaluation. ...Read more
Have mosquito bites all over legs, they're itchy, red, large. Few are hard & bruised. No puss. Nothing helps symptoms subside. Are they infected?
Bites: If they are getting worse after 2-3 days, then be checked. It is always possible for them to become infected. All the best. ...Read more
I have multiple mosquito bites on my legs arm feet and back neck area. Are my lymph nodes in my neck a result from the mosquito bites and why?
Mosquito Bites: Many of mosquito saliva proteins can cause immune reactions, including allergic reactions. Typically, however, most people have a variety of reactions to mosquito bites, and the symptoms change over time, depending on the amount of bites a person received. These reactions can include both immediate and delayed swelling and itching around the bite area and even swollen lymph node, infection also. ...Read more
I thought were mosquito bites spreading on legs. They are red, extremely itchy, raised and some have whitish heads. Some have sunk and look bruised.
I have about 7 mosquito bites. One on my leg is bright red and quarter size. It's not swollen just red?
Relax: Mosquito bites are red and itchy. Hydrocortisone cream will help. More potent, prescription steroid creams are more effective. You can also rub with a wet (not coated!) aspirin. Antihistamine may help: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is a sleeping pill. Claratin, Allegra, Zyrtec are preferred with little or no sedation. Generics are equivalent and cheaper. ...Read more
I woke up with what looked like slightly bigger mosquito bites all over my leg now there purple but it's October I live in new York it's cold?
May not be due to: Mosquitoes. This one may require an in-person assessment to accurately diagnose. Take care. ...Read more
Early salicylic late: Early on, salicylic acid and Hydrocortisone cream preparations may limit inflammation which can produce hyperpigmentation. Late pigmentation can be treated with bleaching agents such as hydroquinone in combination with a retinoid and steroid. Alternatively, some chemical peels or fractionated laser treatments can also produce nice results. Only rarely is surgery needed. ...Read more
Could be normal: It is hard to thy to diagnose skin problems without being able to look at your spots. If you were in an area where there mosquitoes then you could have been bitten by mosquitoes or other insects. Be sure to have it checked if it persists. If you desire for somebody to look at it further schedule a video visit with me or have somebody there look at it. Va-allergy. Com ...Read more
Mosquito bites: Are you in a country where there are malaria parasite carrying mosquotoes, but not all mosquitos cause malaria. If you are in endemic area, or have travelled there, than you have to see if you come up with fever, than seek treatment. You can use local steroid cream or calamine lotion for the rash. So good luck, let us know where you have been. ...Read more
Mosquito bites: Store aloe vera gel in the refrigerator and apply to affected area. Rub a basil leaf on the bite. It repels mosquitoes & has anti-inflammatory properties effect. Consider applying calamine lotion. Apply crushed ice or a cold pack. A 1 to 1 mix of water and baking soda is effective when applied to the lesions. You can take oral medications like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Chlorpheniramine for itching. ...Read more
I had mosquito bites on my right leg. Few days later a hard painful lump appeared in between my shin and ankle. It's been 3 weeks with no changes.?
I have this half of dime sized "black mark" on my leg. I think it was caused by a mosquito bite. Its been a year already. What can I do?
A few days ago I found a bite on my leg it was 5-6 CM long and looked like a mosquito bite but it wasn't could u tell me what sort of bite it is?
"Bite" on leg: 5-6 cm is quite large, and I agree it could not have been due to a mosquito. Indeed, I cannot think of any insect that could leave so large a bite mark. If it really is a bite then it was due to some animal or bird. Alternatively, the mark may be due to something other than a bite. ...Read more
I had this big mosquito bite looking thing on my leg, but I squeezed it and discharge came out. Is that normal?
? infected cyst: If it does not feel better after you squeezed it and the contents came out you should definitely see your primary care physician or a dermatologist. ...Read more
Why do I always get riddled with mosquito bites? Like 20+ on just one leg in 4 hours of the night, why am I always getting bitten? How can I stop it?
Bites no more:
Use an insecticide spray such as "off"
the repellant should be applied at night and especially applied to the arms and legs. ...Read more
My lg has what we thought was a mosquito bite on the back of her leg. It looks worse than a mozzie now. What else could it be? Lots of bumps around it
Need to see it: And know more history. Suggest a formal consult with a photo. ...Read more
I have been inflicted with a mosquito bite about 5 days ago on the back of my leg/thigh, it was very swollen due?
I woke up with what looks like a lot of slightly bigger then normal mosquito bites now they are purple and itch a lot thet are all over my leg a shoulder but my thing is its October and cold would it be a mosquito bite?
You didn't tell us: Where you live? Can re-ask and provide us that piece of info. Are you in a warm climate? ...Read more
Ok yesterday I went outside for a second came back in then I looked on my leg it looked as if a mosquito bite so I didn't bother it now I looked at it today the hardness is spearing and getting bigger it don't itch no more it kinda hurt to the touch ju
Difficult to say...: Rashes are undeniably one of the most difficult diagnoses without some visual input. Bumps on the legs do not sound serious, but certainly seems bothersome. Best idea is to take your child to the pediatrician, or at least snap a photo on your phone to ask your pediatrician on the next office visit. Mosquitoes are known to fly indoors when the door is open; so being outside may not be required. ...Read more