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Healing of scratched insect bites?

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Dr. Christopher Abel
25 years experience in Pediatrics
Hygine: Keep clean and apply some neosporin to the bites and no picking or scratching them. If they get red, tender, hot to the touch, or oozing see your doctor as they may be infected.
Answered on Apr 10, 2020
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