A member asked:

I have a bite on my leg i used ice and aloe vera to cool it down it's feels itchy what can i do to make it go away ?

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Dr. Joyce Pastore answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Insect bite : Apply a small amount of over the counter 1% hydrocortisone daily to the insect bite. Do not use for more than 5 days to prevent thinning of the skin. Also useful is topical calamine lotion or Calodryl, which has calamine and diphenhydramine ( Benadryl), applied twice daily.

Answered 9/28/2016



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