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Best Mosquito Bite Treatment
Anti-itching meds: You can't "treat" mosquito bites, but you can treat the itching they cause. Topical antihistamines can help. Oral antihistamines will also reduce itching. In more severe cases, you can apply topical steroids such as Hydrocortisone or triamcinolone. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nothing specific: If the infant is not uncomfortable no specific treatment is indicated. If the baby tends to get large local reactions to insect bites ice should be put on the bite asap. Benadryl by mouth can also be given for extreme swelling or itchiness as well as a low dose cortisone cream. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a few bumps on my head that hurt, mosquito bite sized. I had a fungus (forget medical name) on my back recently. What is it? Treatment option?
Treatment for a mosquito bite? it 's about 4 inches in diameter, rock hard and swollen. It's hot to the touch, extremely itchy, and painful to walk.
My Dr. prescribed me vibramycin Ab &garamycin cream for mild cellulitis in upper eye lid dt a mosquito bite..is this treatment suitable??
I have a spotted rash, started on my legs, moved to arms. It's very itchy, looks like mosquito bites. Tried steroids and scabies treatment and no luck?
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Mosquito bites: 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 or chlorpheniramine. ...Read more
I have lots of mosquito bites even though I use repellent. They swell and are really gross and itchy any treatments?
Basil leaf: 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 or chlorpheniramine. ...Read more
I have horrible skin!i scratch mosquito bites raw and unsightly scars.What are natural remedies?I can't go for laser treatments or to a plastic surgeon
Mosquito Defense: There are now two different synthetic chemical ingredients used in formulating insect repellents that are roughly equivalent in effectiveness, namely deet and picaridin. There are also a number of natural products that claim repellency but are generally less effective. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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