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3 days after mosquito bite, painful blisters, swelling, rash, nausea, headache, abdominal pain, non-responsive to benedryl/hydrocortisone. What to do?

3 days after mosquito bite, painful blisters, swelling, rash, nausea, headache, abdominal pain, non-responsive to benedryl/hydrocortisone. What to do?

Be examined: This may have been another type of insect that causes more systemic symptoms. There may also be an infection as a result of the bite. See your doctor soon. ...Read more

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Mosquito Bite (Definition)

Mosquito bites usually are not very visible on skin unless there is an allergic reaction or an infection following the bite. Allergic reaction will cause a redness white an infection may ...Read more


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Why do mosquito bites become blood blisters?

Why do mosquito bites become blood blisters?

Mosquito Bites: Mosquitoes have an anticoagulant in their saliva, so bruising is common. There is an inflammatory response as well. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Infected chigger bite blister or mosquito bite blister, how can I tell?

Infected chigger bite blister or mosquito bite blister, how can I tell?

Signs of infection : Can include redness, warmth, tenderness, swelling, pus, or red streaks. If you have these - please seek medical care. ...Read more

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Mosquito bite turned into a blister, is this normal?

Mosquito bite turned into a blister, is this normal?

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

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How to treat a mosquito bite that became a blister?

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 more

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Can a non irritated mosquito bite become a blood blister?

Can a non irritated mosquito bite become a blood blister?

Yes: Mosquito injects enzymes into your system to make to keep the blood thin and thus a blood blister is entirely possible. ...Read more

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Red welts, initially appear as mosquito bites. Far more itchy. Form blister and liquid, which when dries turns yellowish. Treated for scabies. No luck?

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 more

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Blistering (Definition)

A blister is a collection of fluid under the epidermis. A blistering rash is one in which ...Read more