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What Happens If A Mosquito Bites Your Eye
Itching and swelling: A mosquito bite around the eye may cause sifnificant swelling, itching & discomfort depending on your particular reaction to bites. The eye is prone to swell due to the laxity of the surrounding tissue. Use cold compresses, perhaps appropriately take an antihistamine like "benadryl" & avoid scratching. Expect the eye to close in a severe case. If concerned, see pcp. Often more bark than bite! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mosquito bite occured a small ball inside the skin. After 4 days my eyes are paining . What symptoms are these?
My eye swelled from a mosquito bite above my eye, does sitting or standing up help it, what else would help the swelling go down?
Ice: For the first few hours, use crushed ice in a baggie on top of the lid. By the next day it should be back to normal unless you have more than an average amount of allergy to the mosquito bite. You can also take a Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or chlorpheneramine to help . These can make you sleepy so take them late in the day. ...Read more
Got a mosquito bite last summer around my eye. Now, everytime I go out in the cold, it turns red like I got a bite again. Why is this happening?
Need exam: Only an examination can reveal what these are and what to do about them. See an ophthalmologist soon. ...Read more
I have swelling under my left eye, it looks like a mosquito bite, it doesn't hurt or itch and sometimes it looks like the skin its a little rough.
See doctor: A persistent lesion with skin change could possibly be an early cancer, so please see your doctor. He or she might recommend a biopsy or dermatologist consultation if the appearance is concerning, or may be able to reassure you if there is nothing to worry about. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Ice, time: Mosquito bites to the eyelid can be quite itchy and sometimes painful. Since the lid skin is loose (so the lid can move properly), any edema or inflammation can spread over a large area. Use ice to help it . Sometimes you might be helped with an oral antihistamine like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or chlorpheneramine. It will go away with time. ...Read more
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