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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience in Infectious Disease
Repellents: Insect repellents that contain deet (n, n-diethyl-3-methylbenzamide) preferably 20-50% or picardin on all exposed skin are very effective mosquito rep ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Itching bites: Store aloe vera gel in refrigerator & apply to affected area. Rub basil leaf on bite. It repels mosquitoes & has anti-inflammatory properties ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience in Dermatology
Cold: Cold compresses can e helpful, as well as soothing lotions and shake lotions such as calamine. Bromelain orally can help insect bites resolve in 1-2 d ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
43 years experience in Family Medicine
Zoonosis: Prevent a mosquito bite that might carry: multiple encephalitis diseases like west nile, eastern equine, la crosse.Then malaria and dengue.Deet is the ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience in Pain Management
Mosquito: You cannot prevent - but can reduce the likelihood by using repellent sprays or creams. Staying indoors with a/c, sleeping under a net, keep yourself ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Any that...: ...Contain deet, at this time deet is the most effective repellent.
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience in General Surgery
Sometimes: oral antibiotics can help, if it treated early enough. Ask your doctor, or even a dermatology specialist, for specific advice. In the meantime, appl ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Possibly.: Properly used, it will certainly make infection much less likely.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Maybe not: I heard years ago that taking b1 makes us taste bad to mosquitos and can reduce the number of bites especially in children. I do not know about sand f ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Frist
45 years experience in Dentistry
LOADED QUESTION ?: Depending on your diet, if you are maintaining a good diet with mainly fruits, grains, nuts, vegetables and staying away from the fatty foods, heavy s ... Read More
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