What Are The Reasons You Get So Many Mosquito Bites?

Nikki Attkisson | Last Updated : September 21, 2022

Have you ever got biased about why these little flies have a discernible pattern in slurping the blood of a particular blood group? Are all the mosquitos vampiric? Beyond everything you have heard so far, neutrally enough you have to recognize the variety that nuisance mosquitoes feed on fodders on the goodness of plants to gain sugar for uplifting their energy level. They are penurious in stretching out contagious diseases.

Reasons Behind In This

Female mosquitoes are also known as Ectoparasites, noxious enough in exasperating humans with pernicious intentions of transmitting infectious diseases such as malaria, West Nile virus, Chikungunya Virus, and Dengue.

These tiny female vampires consume your blood for imbibing proteins which are essential for their reproductive cycle. For them, humans are implicated with devastating synthetical aspects.

What Are The Reasons You Get So Many Mosquito Bites?

Usually, they support themselves by consuming sugar from plants. Besides, they are attracted to the people who sweat and sting more than others do. Here are some reasons which are relatable to the reasons why you are victimized by these tiny bloodsuckers.

·       Smelly Perspiration

Human perspiration, Lactic acids produced after exercises, and the amount of uric acid and ammonia present in one’s body regrettably necessitate the attention of mosquitoes. They are very attracted to the nasty smell of your worn socks. It’s quite unsure about the fact of how the odors attract mosquitoes. Genetics plays a vital role in popping up the amount of uric acid. Lactic acid produced by certain cuisines appeals to the attention of mosquitoes such as the intake of mozzarella cheese. Those who have skyrocketing metabolic energy levels are attracted to these blood-sucking creatures. So in one way or another, carrying mothers are also loved by parasites as those women release more metabolic traits.

·         Pregnant Moms:

Women who are about to conceive should take enough care of their bodies because mosquitoes addicted to certain chemicals will get advanced in their bodies. it is through mosquito stings, pregnant ladies get attacked with Zika virus which is equally fatal for your womb and to your body too. In markets, several mosquito repellents are available which will prevent you from the condition of microcephaly.

·        Color Grade

Basically, mosquitoes are highly active during the daytime and even at dusk. They use their visual entity to victimize their target. Though they usually don’t have the ability to fly high, they will be vigilant against their host against the landscape from lofty perch. it is really easy for them to suck your blood if you wear tight clothes.  They easily spot bold-color attires with the colors sapphire blue, black, and dark red and are repelled to light colors which may help people to rescue themselves from mosquito bites.

·         Affinity Toward Blood

To a great extent information based on the affinity of mosquitoes towards blood type is partial, and inconsequential. It is not according to the blood type that mosquitoes annoy you, instead the smell of your sweat attracts them. Moderately, several studies conducted have substantiated the interesting point that mosquitoes hanker with Blood type O.

·         Exhalation Of Carbon Dioxide

Mosquitoes are active in identifying their humans using two possible senses, smell and sight. Using maxillary palp, they sniff carbon dioxide released even from a remote distance. They are the best carbon dioxide inhalers that chase their prey to suck proteins. According to these tiny irritators, they swerve to reach people who breathe heavily, blow out a huge amount of carbon dioxide, and of course, the saline pungent perspiration that emits the essence of lactic acid in you.

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There are several remedies available through retail shops and even through online platforms to get mosquito repellent that may safeguard you from these flying vampire stings. Fully covered clothes will save you from mosquito magnetism. And in case you happen to get a mosquito bite, try not to rub over the sting too much. Instead, you can wash the particular region with a soap solution. If still, itching persists, go for calamine lotion or for anti-itch cream as aforementioned. Be cautious, if you develop a fever or body ache from a mosquito attack after quite a few hours, you should consult your doctor, without fail.


🔵Mayo Clinic (1998-2022) Mosquito bites (Available On):https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/mosquito-bites/symptoms-causes/syc-20375310

🔵Cleveland Clinic (n.d) Mosquito Bites (Available On):https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17695-mosquito-bites

Nikki Attkisson

With over 15 years as a practicing journalist, Nikki Attkisson found herself at Powdersville Post now after working at several other publications. She is an award-winning journalist with an entrepreneurial spirit and worked as a journalist covering technology, innovation, environmental issues, politics, health etc. Nikki Attkisson has also worked on product development, content strategy, and editorial management for numerous media companies. She began her career at local news stations and worked as a reporter in national newspapers.

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