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What is Skeeter syndrome?

Clifford W. Bassett, MD
Allergy & Immunology

Skeeter syndrome is an allergic reaction to the protein in a mosquito's saliva, which makes the bites even more red and inflamed. Watch as allergist Clifford Bassett, MD, discusses how to treat these bites, and how to test for a mosquito allergy.

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