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How long do mosquito bites itch for?

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Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
Dermatology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Days

Usually last for a few days, rarely over week.

In brief: Days

Usually last for a few days, rarely over week.
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Dr. Marybeth Lambe
Travel Medicine
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In brief: 2 Days Average

Mosquitoes don't actually "Bite" That bump is an allergic reaction and not from being chomped on.
Miss Mosquito inserts salvia thru a tubular proboscis & the salvia provokes allergic havoc in some. How big the mosquito bump, how itchy, how long it stays is more often as inherited as is just who mosquitoes prefer to seek blood from.1 person, bump gone a few hours, another finds it lasts 4 days!

In brief: 2 Days Average

Mosquitoes don't actually "Bite" That bump is an allergic reaction and not from being chomped on.
Miss Mosquito inserts salvia thru a tubular proboscis & the salvia provokes allergic havoc in some. How big the mosquito bump, how itchy, how long it stays is more often as inherited as is just who mosquitoes prefer to seek blood from.1 person, bump gone a few hours, another finds it lasts 4 days!
Dr. Marybeth Lambe
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Dr. Alan Jackson
Addiction Medicine

In brief: Longer if you itch

Them. Itching will go away within days if you don't scratch.

In brief: Longer if you itch

Them. Itching will go away within days if you don't scratch.
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