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mosquito bites

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ilovetochat Wed 14-Oct-09 22:54:22

i got 4 mosquito bites 15 days ago in majorca, got no more in the rest of the holiday and they stopped itching and were barely visible.
got home yesterday and they are itchy, red, and 1 has swelled up and is 5-6cm across, just since getting back to england?
will antiseptic cream work?

MrsJamesMartin Wed 14-Oct-09 22:55:53

It may well be infected, they get infected easily, see you GP about it.
Antihistamines may help in the mean time.

SolidGhoulBrass Wed 14-Oct-09 22:56:25

Go to your GP with the big one if it is not a lot better in the morning. Infected bites get nasty quite quickly and you might need antibiotics.
(speaking as someone who has recently had a week's worth for a bug bite of some description).

ilovetochat Wed 14-Oct-09 23:21:32

ok thanks, will see how it is tomorrow.

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