Top
10
Doctor insights on: What Sort Of Problem Can Come From An Anopheles Mosquito Bite

Share
1

1
What sort of problem can come from an anopheles mosquito bite?

What sort of problem can come from an anopheles mosquito bite?

It transmit malaria: Mosquitoes are a family of small, midge-like flies, the culicidae. Although a few species are harmless or even useful, most cause a nuisance by sucking blood from vertebrates, including humans. Several of the most harmful human and livestock diseases are transmitted by mosquitoes during feeding. Accordingly, some authorities argue that mosquitoes are the most dangerous animals on earth.Laria - mal. ...Read more

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


2

2
Here in the u.S., is there a chance of getting an anopheles mosquito bite?

Here in the u.S., is there a chance of getting an anopheles mosquito bite?

VERY,VERY HIGH: "anopheles quadrimaculatus" is the most important species in the eastern United States regarding malaria transmission. In the western United States, it's "anopheles freeborni"."anopheles punctipennis" found in the contiguous U.S. States- however, it is not the natural vector of malaria. ...Read more

3

3
What kind of doctor sees somebody for anopheles mosquito bite?

What kind of doctor sees somebody for anopheles mosquito bite?

There are plenty of.: Different kinds of mosquitoes. The bite of the female anopheles mosquito can transmit malaria if she is carrying the sporozoites of malaria in her salivary glands. How do you know that the bite was from an anopheline mosquito? ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
Should I see a specialist for anopheles mosquito bite I got on vacation? I am concerned about malaria.

Should I see a specialist for anopheles mosquito bite I got on vacation? I am concerned about malaria.

Risk of malaria: Were you on vacation in an endemic area? Did you take prophylactic anti-malarials? How do you know it was anopheles? Lots of questions which should be addressed by a tropical/travel physician specialist or if unavailable at least an infectious disease doc. ...Read more

5

5
Oozing mosquito bite, is this a problem? Clear, and sticky.

Doubtful: I suspect you scratched the bite (maybe in your sleep) and have serum oozing out. You could have a minor staph infection. Wash it with warm soapy water, apply antibiotic ointment and a bandaid and watch it closely for increasing redness, red streaks and increasing pain. If those things happen you may need an antibiotic. ...Read more

6

6
My two months baby has hard spot of mosquito bite which was bitten a few week's before .. how to cure it and will it cause any problem to my?

My two months baby has  hard spot of mosquito  bite which was  bitten a     few week's before .. how to cure it and will it cause any problem to  my?

Unlikely: It is unlikely that a mosquito bite would stay for several weeks. I suspect that the spot is from something else and your doctor may be able to help you in determining what the cause may be. ...Read more

9

9
How come i get much more mosquito bites than others?

How come i get much more mosquito bites than others?

Carbon dioxide: Studies have shown that mosquitos are attracted to carbon dioxide and thus you may actually attract more mosquitos when sweating or exercising. You need to sit next to someone who emits more carbon dioxide than you. Do note that a fan is a very good mosquito repellant since they can't fly well in a breeze. ...Read more

10

10
Could mosquito bites ever come in bunches with an itch that's on and off?

Could mosquito bites ever come in bunches with an itch that's on and off?

Depends: If you have multiple bites on various parts of your body, the itching and discomfort will depend upon the length of the blood sucking for a given bite, the part of the body bitten, and whether the mosquitoe partially or complete finished the blood meal. ...Read more