A 40-year-old member asked:
How to remove mosquito bites?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
Not possible: Although topical cortisone may work but would not work overnight. Injecting the area with kenalog (triamcinolone) may, but it would be like swatting a fly with a hammer.
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Psychiatry 26 years experience
Decrease bite Sx's: 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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A 42-year-old member asked:
How do I remove mosquito bite scars?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Surgery - Plastics 35 years experience
5.5k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
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