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best treatment for chiggers

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Get Chiggers off : Your skin asap by rubbing w a cloth or showering in warm water w soap. You can apply Hydrocortisone cream or take oral antihistamines for itching. Th ... Read More

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Chiggers: Over-the-counter topical corticosteroids/antihistamines, hot baths, petroleum jelly on the rash, & avoid scratching. No one method is effective for al ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Chiggers: Brings quick insect bite relief with a triple action formula, that stops pain, itching, and swelling of insect bites. Stingeze is a must for those cau ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
TICKS OR CHIGGERS: WHAT IS YOUR QUESTION? UNFORTUNATELY, I CANNOT SEE THESE. PLEASE SEE A DERMATOLOGIST. BEST LUCK
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Bleach: You can safely give your child a bath with3-4 tablespoon of bleach added to the water.Bleach serves as an antiseptic
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Usually not: The missouri dept. Of conservation says chiggers are baby mites that can only bite through areas of thinner, tender skin. Chiggers bite to inject sali ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Chiggers are bites: Chiggers are bites and if not persistent will reside in a fe days.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Chiggers: Chiggers are tiny mites that are most common in early summer. When humans and animals are exposed to chigger larvae, intense itching occurs because o ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It is best not to: Pop blisters from chiggers. Wipe them off with a cloth and warm soapy water.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Christine Lee
27 years experience Dermatology
Mow lawns: Chiggers like long grassy and bushy shady areas. Mowing lawns and removing unnecessary shrubs or weeds is best way to decrease their population. Spray ... Read More
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