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Will cat bites stop me from going on my vacation?

Will cat bites stop me from going on my vacation?

If infected: If superficial abrasion topical antibiotic will be adequate. If however if there is deeper info tion it requires antibiotics and monitoring. See physician immediately for antibiotics and if adequate response is noted you can go on vacation with arranging follow up if ne essay with physician at vacation site. ...Read more

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How do I make the itch of mosquito bites stop?

How do I make the itch of mosquito bites stop?

Benadryl (diphenhydramine) gel: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is a commonly used anti-histamine which comes as a topical gel and can be used on mosquitoe bites to relieve itching. It is available over the counter. Calamine lotion can be helpful as well. ...Read more

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Can you please help to make bug bites stop itching?

Can you please help to make bug bites stop itching?

Steroid creams: A steroid cream would be helpful. Oral antihistamines are helpful as well. Do not use creams with antihistamines in the cream. ...Read more

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What can be done to make mosquitoes not like me and make the bites stop itching?

What can be done to make mosquitoes not like me and make the bites stop itching?

Mosquitoes: Store aloe vera gel in refrigerator & apply to affected area. Rub basil leaf on bite. It repels mosquitoes & has anti-inflammatory effect. Consider applying calamine lotion or crushed ice or a cold pack. A 1 to 2 mix of water & baking soda is effective when applied to lesions. You can take oral medications like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Chlorpheniramine for itching. Aloe Vera & Basil are natural deterrents. ...Read more

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Can citrizine make bug bites stop itching?

Can citrizine make bug bites stop itching?

Cetirizine? It can.: Yes, in some cases Zyrtec, or cetirizine as a generic, can help with bug bites. Sometimes it's not quite enough, however, and stronger antihistamines like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or topical medications like hydrocortisone are needed to help. ...Read more

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How can I make mosquito bites stop itching?

How can I make mosquito bites stop itching?

Use 1%Hydrocortisone: Use 1% Hydrocortisone cream available over the counter and that may help, and you can take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) if too much itching. ...Read more

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Does crossing gnat bites stop them itching?

Does crossing gnat bites stop them itching?

That's what I do :): Your question made me smile. I do the same thing with insect bites that are very itchy. I think it helps because what you are doing by using your fingernail to make a cross on the skin where it itches loads the nerve with a pain sensation which overpowers the itch receptors and helps relieves the itch. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what helps mosquito bites stop itching?

Can you tell me what helps mosquito bites stop itching?

Use 1%Hydrocortisone: Use 1% Hydrocortisone cream available over the counter and that may help, and you can take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) if too much itching. ...Read more

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Do spider bites stop progressing after taking antibiotics?

Do spider bites stop progressing after taking antibiotics?

Only if infected.: Antibiotics should do nothing for a spider bite unless of course it is infected. This is not common, but can happen. I suppose that if you had a spider bite and you took anything and the bite regressed as it was wont to do, you could attribute succes to the ingested agent. ...Read more

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Applied permethrin cream 5% for scabies last night, to every inch of my body. On for 12 hrs. I still woke up with new bites. When will new bites stop?

Applied permethrin cream 5% for scabies last night, to every inch of my body. On for 12 hrs. I still woke up with new bites. When will new bites stop?

It can take 3 weeks: Scabies symptoms aren't from "bites", but from the body's allergic reaction to scabies mites and their products (eggs, droppings, etc). Permethrin kills mites immediately, but it takes time for the immune system to clear the dead mites and the junk they left behind. Red bumps and itching can continue up to 3 weeks, and may even get worse for a while. Hang in there, it will clear up with time. ...Read more