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Mosquito bite on the eyelid

A bite of a mosquito on the eyelid is caused by a female. Swelling and itching occurs when the immune system of the body reacts to the proteins found in the saliva of the mosquito. A single bite of a mosquito causes intense itching and swelling of the affected area and carries a risk of developing vector-borne diseases such as malaria and dengue. Female mosquito bites and sucks blood from humans and animals ...

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Treating a mosquito bite

Mosquito bites are irritated bumps that occur after a mosquito bite. They utilize their mouthparts to perforate the skin and nourish on the blood, but most mosquito bites are harmless. Sometimes, mosquito bites causes swelling of a large area of the skin along with soreness and redness. This reaction is usually common in children. Bites from mosquitoes that harbor viruses or parasites can cause severe illne ...

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