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Culicidae (Definition)

Culicidae is the latin name for the family of flies to ...Read more


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What to do if I have red bumps on my skin that looks like mosquitoes bites, help?

What to do if I have red bumps on my skin that looks like mosquitoes bites, help?

Bumps: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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I have a small soft bump on my left breasts on the upper left side. Some mosquitoes have been going through my house so is it possible it's nothing serious?

I have a small soft bump on my left breasts on the upper left side. Some mosquitoes have been going through my house so is it possible it's nothing serious?

Bump: Does it feel and look like a bit? Could be a cyst or bite. Hard to tell without examining. You are young for it to be anything serious. I recommend waiting one menstrual cycle and if it persists, have an M.D. take a look at it. ...Read more

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Please can anyone suggest the best way to repel mosquitoes and once bit, the best way to stop scratching . Thank you. ?

Please can anyone suggest the best way to repel mosquitoes and once bit, the best way to stop scratching . Thank you. ?

Mosquitoes: 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 2 mix of water & baking soda is effective when applied to lesions. You can take oral medications like Benadryl or Chlorpheniramine for itching. ...Read more

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Are there any effective solutions to repel mosquitoes?

Agree w Dr. Ein: Mosquito safety- use bed netting when sleeping. Spray the walls of the home with insecticide. Stay inside or wear long pants & long sleeved shirts from dusk to dawn. Use Permethrin spray on clothing and mosquito netting. Deet agents can be used on skin. Aloe Vera & Basil are natural deterrents. ...Read more

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What's the best way to keep mosquitoes from getting you?

Stay indoors: The best way to avoid mosquitoes is to avoid where/when they are active. Stay indoors during dusk and dawn, wear long sleeves and pants, hat, and use insect repellant. Eliminate any stagnant or standing water around your house to minimize their chance to breed. ...Read more

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Why do all the mosquitoes and insects in the world have to bite me? Even if there are 10 people in the room, insects attack me and only me. I'm fed up

Your chemistry: Biting Insects are attracted to humans for their blood meal by carbon dioxide and some skin surface chemicals. These are not uniformly distributed amongst all persons and some have more than others. Those unlucky persons will get bit more frequently and sometimes they are the only ones who get bit. ...Read more

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What suggestions can you give to keep mosquitoes away at all times?

Some ideas: There are many products on the market that can be used to kill mosquitoes to include Natural Attractant Mosquito Traps, Zappers and Flying insect traps. Different models have varying degrees of sophistication. Some use ultraviolet light to lure & then trap them. Others can generate heat and carbon dioxide to attract mosquitoes. They eventually become dehydrated and die. ...Read more

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