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Mosquito Bites That Blister
3 days after mosquito bite, painful blisters, swelling, rash, nausea, headache, abdominal pain, non-responsive to benedryl/hydrocortisone. What to do?
I have been bit by something, I did not feel it bite me. The bite is swollen like a mosquito bite, has a blister with clear fluid, and itch really bad?
Blister beetle?: You do not indicate where you live. The blister beetle is mostly in southeast, especially Texas. It may be walking on you while you sleep. If this tickles, you brush it off without waking. The insect then secretes a defensive juice called cantheradin which causes clear blisters. There is nothing to do but wait for it to heal. ...Read more
Yes- it is.: Right after being bitten by a mosquito you may develop a soft white bump than later transitions into a hard, brown (reddish-brown) or a blister or bruising. There may be itching ; swelling around the lesion. ...Read more
Don't pop it !: Treatment isn't necessarily needed. 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 c 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 10 month old grandson has what looks like mosquito bites but they have blisters in them--what could this be?
Red welts, initially appear as mosquito bites. Far more itchy. Form blister and liquid, which when dries turns yellowish. Treated for scabies. No luck?
See a derm, biopsy: You should see a dermatologist for evaluation, possible cultures and/or biopsy, and advice on treatment. They will also need to take a thorough medical history. Do you have one lesion vs many lesions, where are they located, is it itchier at night (common description with scabies), how often does it recur and how long does it last. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My daughter gets what looks like mosquito bites but it has a blister on the top. She says it itches and they have only appared on her chest arms legs ?
Details matter: How long? How many spots? Was there 1 big one a week or 2 before the others? See a dermatologist. ...Read more