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Can you tell me the best OTC treatment for mosquito bites? Thank you.

Can you tell me the best OTC treatment  for mosquito bites?  Thank you.

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 more

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Mosquito Bite (Definition)

Mosquito bites usually are not very visible on skin unless there is an allergic reaction or an infection following the bite. Allergic reaction will cause a redness white an infection may ...Read more


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Treatment for mosquito bite on infant

Treatment for mosquito bite on infant

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 (diphenhydramine) by mouth can also be given for extreme swelling or itchiness as well as a low dose cortisone cream. ...Read more

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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.

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.

Calamine Lotion: Try that along with some OTC Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to help with the itching. If not improving see ur doctor to make sure it's not infected do you may need antibiotics... ...Read more

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Are there any good treatments for mosquito bites?

Are there any good treatments for mosquito bites?

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 (diphenhydramine) or chlorpheniramine. ...Read more

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I have lots of mosquito bites even though I use repellent. They swell and are really gross and itchy any treatments?

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 (diphenhydramine) or chlorpheniramine. ...Read more

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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

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

Protection: Best thing to do is to spray mosquito replant before you get in mosquito area; most likely you dont need any plastic surgeon, benadryl and calamine lotion good choice . May need cortisone cream. ...Read more

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What is the best way to relieve mosquito bites irritation?

What is the best way to relieve mosquito bites irritation?

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 (diphenhydramine) or Chlorpheniramine for itching. ...Read more

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What's the best way to relieve itching from mosquito bites?

What's the best way to relieve itching from mosquito bites?

Itching: Store aloe vera gel in the refrigerator & apply to affected area. Rub basil leaf on the bite. It repels mosquitoes & has anti-inflammatory effect. Consider applying calamine lotion or can apply crushed ice or a cold pack. A 1 to 1 mix of water & baking soda is effective when applied to lesions. You can take oral medications like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Chlorpheniramine for itching. ...Read more

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