Mosquito Bites

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Mosquito Bites

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These 7 things make mosquitoes bite you more

Does it seem like mosquitoes search you out specifically, maniacally biting you just to make you miserable? Blame your genes. And your smelly feet.

Basically, mosquitoes choose their prey (you) based on a whole bunch of factors. Many myths exist; for example, the idea that eating bananas can repel the bugs doesn't hold up.

But scientific research has found evidence supporting several reasons why mosquitoes may seek you out, though these studies are often on different kinds of mosquitoes, so the actual things attracting them to you may vary depending on which species are nearby. And many of these studies are small, so these are preliminary…

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