5 Oct

Why some people attract more mosquito bites than others and how to treat the itch

Source: Written By: Erin Heger

Mosquitos thrive in warmer weather and are common pests in the summer, feeding off human blood. You may not notice a mosquito bite at first since their saliva numbs the skin before they puncture it. However, a few minutes later you're likely to develop a bump that's red and itchy that will turn into a reddish-brown bump or dark, bruise-like spot after a few days.