Mosquito Bites

map body parts of a mosquito

What are the components of a mosquito’s body? with pictures

Mosquitoes are relatively small insects, averaging over 6 mm in length, weighing about 2.5 milligrams, and their body consists of three basic parts: the head, thorax, and abdomen. What is a mosquito? Mosquitoes , a group of about 3,500 species of small insects that are a type of flies, mosquitoes have a slender segmented body, …

What are the components of a mosquito’s body? with pictures Read More »

Itching over a larger area on the skin

Skeeter Syndrome: An allergic reaction to mosquito bites. Know its symptoms

Mosquitoes are known to be the most important carriers of dengue, malaria and Zika viruses, all of which are life-threatening diseases. While these diseases are commonly known, there is one mosquito allergy you may not have heard of: Skeeter syndrome. Serious symptoms and allergic reactions Mosquito bites can cause severe allergic reactions, whose primary symptoms …

Skeeter Syndrome: An allergic reaction to mosquito bites. Know its symptoms Read More »

mosquitoes buzz around ears

Why do mosquitoes buzz in our ears but not another part of the body?

In a glance Mosquitoes are considered one of the most annoying insects to humans, as female mosquitoes feed on human blood during deep sleep through their bite, which makes them suffer throughout the day from severe pain, and according to experts, mosquitoes buzz around the ears because of their love for carbon dioxide gas coming …

Why do mosquitoes buzz in our ears but not another part of the body? Read More »