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A 37-year-old member asked:

Over 50 mosquito bites on my body, too itchy, cannot sleep! anything i can do?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
50! itchy!: Please see if you have Benadryl (diphenhydramine) in your medicine cabinet? This will help w the histamine release. For individual lestions you can store aloe vera gel in refrigerator & apply to affected area. Rub basil leaf on bite. It repels mosquitoes & has anti-inflammatory properties. You can mix 2 parts baking soda w 1 part water. Stir into paste & place it over the mosquito bite. Can use calamine lotion.
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Last updated Jun 24, 2014

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