Injuries, Wound and Trauma
- Q How can I avoid mosquito bites?
Dr. Clifford Bassett, Allergy & ImmunologyTo avoid mosquito bites, don't smell so nice and avoid scented products and colognes. Also, prime biting times are generally dusk and dawn. Use insect repellents and wear long sleeves and pants -- especially if in the woods or in a heavy mosquito area. Full Answer
- Q Could I have an allergic reaction to a mosquito bite?
Dr. Clifford Bassett, Allergy & ImmunologyThere are a variety of allergic reactions mosquito bites may cause, varying from a small amount of redness, swelling and itchiness, all the way up to those who experience extensive redness and swelling. Rarely, a full-blown generalized allergic reaction... Full Answer