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How will I know if I have a mosquito allergy vs just being sensitive?
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Dr. Deborah Wong
Family Medicine
In brief: Severity of symptoms
Virtually everyone is essentially "allergic to mosquitos if they bite, it will cause an irritative reaction, the typical itchy "red bump" some people are more sensitive, depending on skin type or wearing lotions/sunscreens, perfumes w/certain smells, or certain colored clothing.
Most important to be aware is that mosquitos carry dangerous diseases, such as malaria(humans)heartworm(dog)nile virus(h.

In brief: Severity of symptoms
Virtually everyone is essentially "allergic to mosquitos if they bite, it will cause an irritative reaction, the typical itchy "red bump" some people are more sensitive, depending on skin type or wearing lotions/sunscreens, perfumes w/certain smells, or certain colored clothing.
Most important to be aware is that mosquitos carry dangerous diseases, such as malaria(humans)heartworm(dog)nile virus(h.
Dr. Deborah Wong
Dr. Deborah Wong
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