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Doctor insights on: What Causes Your Skin To Rise Following A Mosquito Bite

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What causes your skin to rise following a mosquito bite?

What causes your skin to rise following a mosquito bite?

Histamine: Histamine is released in response to your immune system seeing you were invaded by this pesky buy. The histamine opens the blood vessels and allows your immune system to attack the bacterial, virus and toxins the bug injected into you. ...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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What might have caused unexpected bumps on my skin that look like mosquito bites?

What might have caused unexpected bumps on my skin that look like mosquito bites?

There are many: Possible causes for this. With info available - can't provide a helpful response. ...Read more

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What might have caused unexpected bumps on my skin that look like mosquito bites?

What might have caused unexpected bumps on my skin that look like mosquito bites?

Difficult to tell: There are so many possibilities as to why you could be developing these bumps, which could include an allergic rash ("contact dermatitis"), dry skin, infection, drug reaction, etc. The only way to find the true cause is to have your skin examined by a doctor, and they can find the proper diagnosis and treatment for you. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What can cause a 1 year old child to develop alergies and rashes on its skin from mosquito bites?Does any skin cream help?

What can cause a 1 year old child to develop alergies and rashes on its skin from mosquito bites?Does any skin cream help?

Mosquito bites: That's what mosquito's do - cause those huge local reactions, and in a rare person, even more widespread reactions. If i get a mosquito bite on my leg, it will often swell to the size of a small cup saucer. It's due to histamine release locally. Sometimes cool compresses to the area are helpful, but for such a large reaction, topical anti-itch meds probably won't do much. Could try oral benadryl, (diphenhydramine) . ...Read more

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Skin eruptions causes redness after itching,usually after dinner, subsides in 30min,looks like multiple mosquito bites,frequent when constipative ?

Skin eruptions causes redness after itching,usually after dinner, subsides in 30min,looks like multiple mosquito bites,frequent when constipative ?

Urticaria: This sounds like an allergic process- urticaria, where you can have hives after some stimulus. It's possibly triggered by something u eat or are exposed to. Sometimes no actual cause can be found -but it would be a very good idea to see an allergist who can help you. A good doctor might also question u to see EXACTLY what might be causing this. Keep a diary of symptoms to find a relationship. ...Read more

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Wife has got bad skin allergy since yesterday. Large red spots (as huge mosquito bites). Avil inj helped last night. Why so? Possible causes?

Hives: Cause food allergy- seafood, chocolate, peanuts, strawberries. Other causes medications either prescription or o/c. Could also be reqction to infection. Suppress with antihistamines and look for cause. If extensive and persistent see dermatologist or allergist for workup. ...Read more

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What causes mosquito bites to itch?

Mosquito bite itch: Recent research has shown that itching due to mosquito occurs through a histamine-independent peripheral pathway. See http://www.Rosslab.Neurobio.Pitt.Edu/mbi/. ...Read more

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Can a mosquito bite cause two small holes?

Unlikely: Mosquito probes are unlikely to cause even a single visible hole, but two are highly improbable. ...Read more