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how can i can get relieve these mosquito bites?

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Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
Dentistry 37 years experience
See below: If really itchy, try over the counter antihistamine like benedryl. Ice applied to the bite can help, and some people like calamine lotion as well. Don't scratch....It will just get worse, last longer, and might get infected.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Remedies & tx: Store aloe vera gel in the refrigerator and apply to affected area. Rub a basil leaf on the bite. It repels mosquitoes & has anti-inflammatory properties effect. consider applying calamine lotion. Apply crushed ice or a cold pack. A 1 to 1 mix of water and baking soda is effective when applied to the lesions. You can take oral medications like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Chlorpheniramine for itching.

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