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i need some tips on how to make insect bites less itchy?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
46 years experience Pediatrics
Several things: Applying baking soda paste, cortisone cream, antihistamines by mouth or on the skin, meat tenderizer applied to the bite quickly, are all tools to minimize itchiness of bites.Also using bug spray repellent to prevent bites is helpful.
Answered on Dec 1, 2017
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Dr. Vicki Levine
41 years experience Dermatology
remember that bug spray repellent should be put on your clothing and not on your skin
Jan 1, 2014

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