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i have a mosquito bite on my upper lip... is it okay to put fenistil gel on it? my mom told me to do so, but i'm not sure...

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Dr. Yun Tran
Dr. Yun Tran answered
15 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: assuming you have the version containing dimetindene, it is ok to use. however I do not normally recommend using topical antihistamine because some become sensitized to it. the most effective topical med for mosquito bites for me is campho-phenique
Answered on Oct 20, 2020

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