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What is a mosquito bite allergy remedy or relief for babies?

What is a mosquito bite allergy remedy or relief for babies?

Mosquito bite: For insect bites, you would expect to get a local reaction or swelling at the bite site. Local topical cortisone otc would help at the swelling site. If your child develops systemic symptoms like generalized hives away from the bite site, difficulty breathing or having abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting, you should see an allergist to be evaluated because those allergic reactions can be dangerous. ...Read more

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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How do I find what's the best home remedy for curing mosquito bites?

How do I find what's the best home remedy for curing mosquito bites?

Home remedies: Store aloe vera gel in refrigerator & apply to affected area. Rub basil leaf on bite. It repels mosquitoes & has anti-inflammatory properties effect. Apply crushed ice or a cold pack. A 1 to 1 mix of water & baking soda is effective when applied to lesions. ...Read more

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Which is the best home remedy for taking the itch out of mosquito bites?

Which is the best home remedy for taking the itch out of mosquito bites?

Remedies: Hello. Here are some ideas. 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. ...Read more

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Please describe a good remedy for mosquito bites?

Please describe a good remedy for mosquito bites?

Ice: Hello. Here are some ideas. 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. ...Read more

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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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I have itchy 'mosquito bites' everywhere, remedy?

I have itchy 'mosquito bites' everywhere, remedy?

Although you could: Take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) - a remedy that works is mixing 2 parts baking soda ; 1 part water together. Apply to bites - repeat 5 to 6 times a day. ...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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What is a good remedy to rid a bunch of itchy, swollen mosquito bites received while on vacation?

What is a good remedy to rid a bunch of itchy, swollen mosquito bites received while on vacation?

Oral enzymes: Insect bites that persist are due to a reaction ti the bites. Assuming that the bites are not infected, individual reactions vary. I have found oral enzymes such as bromelain- pineapple enzymes, useful in helpful in resolving persistent insect bites faster. ...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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