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Is it ok to use mosquito bite cream in treating flea bites?

Hydrocortisone cream

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An over-the-counter 1% hydrocortisone cream can help relieve itching for either mosquito or flea bites.
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Dr. David Hardin answered:

Do mosquito bites and flea bites look the same?

No

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first because fleas jump rather than fly they usually are concentrated below the knees and under clothes unless the animal carrier slept on your bed. skeeter bites are usually on exposed skin flee bites are small red spots in clusters, skeeter bites much larger, pale in center
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What can you do to tell if you got flea bites or tick bites?

Location, location

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You are more likely to have a tick bite if your are spending time in forested areas. Flea bites tend to occur closer to home or at the ocean. Some fleas will infest lawns and homes if pest do not have proper flea control. Here are two helpful websites from the Centers for Disease Control and EPA Ticks: http://www.cdc.gov/ticks/ Fleas: http://www.epa.gov/pesticides/factsheets/flea-tick.htm
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Dr. Pratip Nag answered:

Spider bite or something else. Maybe flea bite. What should I do?

Topical ointment

For flea bites use topical ointments that help with itching like Benadryl ointment, calamine lotions. Usually they get better in 2-7 days. If the itching is not better with topical ointments then take some Benadryl by mouth. For kids the dose is based on weight so consult with your doctor. Occasionally bites can get infected with bacteria. Look out for lots of swelling, pain, and possibly pus.
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Is it possible for you to get flea/mosquito bites on your vagina?

Fleas can present at

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the groin. Flea bites may be clustered into 3 itchy bumps that bleed & blanch (turn white) when you press on them. They tend to be found at skin folds (breast or groin) & folds of joints (ankle, knee, elbow, axilla) as well as legs. A rash & swelling can occur as well as secondary infection from scratching. A skin biopsy is sometimes needed for accurate diagnosis.
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Dr. Martin Raff answered:

Have a raised bump that looks like a mosquito bite. It's skin coloured and raised, surrounded by red skin. It's very itchy. Can it be a flea bite?

That is possible

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But hard to diagnose without more info and an exam of the lesion. If you get more, see a doctor. If it goes away or you find critters on your pet, spray spray spray.
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What kind of bug bites look like mosquito bites but aren't from mosquitoes?

Many bug bites

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Many bites can mimic mosquito bites including mites, bed bugs, fleas and certain flies
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Dr. Michael E. Ein answered:

My bf has a few (5 or 6) bumps on his arm. They look like mosquito bites but they don't itch. They are in one place. He has no fever What could it be?

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They could be mosquito bites or flea bites or some dermatitis. Bed bug bites are less likely as only on the arm. Doesn't sound like scabies or lice. They'll probably disappear in a few days.
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What do tick bites look like?

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They very in appearance, but often, the bite will often go unnoticed. If the tick was attached for less than 24-48 hours, the likelihood that you have contracted a disease is almost zero (I never say never). But watch for signs like a rash at the tick bite site, headaches, fevers, muscle aches, chills, fatigue, malaise, nausea and vomiting. If these occur, see you doctor.
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What does a spider bite look like?

Depends

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on the type of spider, and ther are only 4 Genera of spiders in the US that are dangerous to humans but generally, there may be 1 or 2 small puncture wounds in the center of a red, warm, swollen, initially painful (sometimes) but then sometimes itchy area. There may occasionally be some numbness in the area also. However, black widow bites and brown recluse and hobos can be quite different.
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