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How do you get sandfly bites to stop hurting?

How do you get sandfly bites to stop hurting?

Multiple remedies: Sand fly bites can be extremely itchy. There are many remedies that can be tried including a paste of baking soda and water spread over the bite area, tea tree oil placed on the bites and aloe vera. Over the counter medications such as topical Hydrocortisone cream and oral antihistamines can also be tried. To prevent bites, use natural tea tree or coconut oil or repellents containing deet. ...Read more

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How exactly do the mosquito bites make you itch and how can you stop them from itching?

How exactly do the mosquito bites make you itch and how can you stop them from itching?

Some help I can do: Mosquitoes are a bit like flying syringes. Their large needle nose, called a proboscis, is ideal for quickly landing on a victim, withdrawing a bit of blood and then taking off for the next target. You may not notice a mosquito bite initially, but within an hour or two after a bite, you may have raised red bumps from mosquito bites that itch like crazy. See belw. ...Read more

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Please help, what can I do to get my mosquito bites to stop itching?

Please help, what can I do to get my mosquito bites to stop itching?

Anti itchers: 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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How can I get my mosquito bites to stop itching?

How can I get my mosquito bites to stop itching?

Caladryl : Caladyrl or topical Benadryl (diphenhydramine) are two products that you could try using. Every doctor has their own preference. ...Read more

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What can you do to get rid if chigger or mosquito bites for babies?

What can you do to get rid if chigger or mosquito bites for babies?

Prevention: The best treatment is prevention. Avoid the area where the chiggers or fleas are. teat animals with fleas. Use netting if need be to avoid insect bites, etc. If they are already there, treat locally with soothing creams and see the Dr. for eval. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of bad shin splints if you don't want to stop training?

How do you get rid of bad shin splints if you don't want to  stop training?

Varies : Acute shin splints can be overcome in 1-2 weeks or chronic shin splints may last years. The key is to discover the underlying causes and reverse them. Overtraining, poor footwear, poor running mechanics, weak lower extremity musculature are common causes. Don't let your symptoms linger too long before reaching out for help. ...Read more

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I wish to know how do you treat insect bites?

I wish to know how do you treat insect bites?

Many ways: If you do nothing, they go away, but itch in the meantime. To control the itch, there are many over the counter itch creams are available including Hydrocortisone (which i don't think works very well) and non-steroid containing medicated creams like gold bond lotion (which i personally like much better). There is also benadryl, (diphenhydramine) which works nicely taken orally, but may cause sedation. ...Read more

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How do you identify chigger bites and how do you treat them?

How do you identify chigger bites and how do you treat them?

Chiggers: Chigger's bites often have a small red in the center of a welt & occur in areas where skin is tender like the crotch, armpits, beltline, backs of knees, ankles. They are extremely itchy. Hydrocortisone cream can be applied. ...Read more

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Flea bites how do you stop them from bleeding ?

Flea bites how do you stop them from bleeding ?

Stop scratching: One you stop scratching the scab will form and they will stop bleeding. Apply gentle pressure until the bleeding stops. ...Read more

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How to eliminate swelling from wasp sting? How do I get it to stop itching?

How to eliminate swelling from wasp sting? How do I get it to stop itching?

Wasp sting tips: Remove stinger by scraping along edge of skin with credit card. Clean area with soap & warm water. Apply ice in 10 min. Increments; alternating 10 on & 10 off. You can take tylenol, (acetaminophen) Aspirin or Motrin for pain or Benadryl for swelling. Make a paste of 2 parts baking soda & 1 part water & apply. Or you can apply a meat tenderizer poultice to the area. Throat, airway, mouth swelling? Call 911! ...Read more

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What to do if i want these ugly marks to go away how long will it take to the flea bites go away?

What to do if i want these ugly marks to go away how long will it take to the flea bites go away?

Fleabites: Without a picture i can only assume that the ugly marks you are talking about represent scratch marks from scratching your flea bites.Use pyrethrin to kill the fleas and remove your dog or cat from the environment if they are the source if the fleas. They can be treated by your vet. The pyrethrin should work after several treatments. You can use 1 percent Hydrocortisone to remove your ugly scratch. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent tick bites?

What can I do to prevent tick bites?

Tick prevention: Use tick repellent. Do visual tick checks repeatedly & check yourself nude as well. By wearing clothing that is light colored you will be able to see the contrast of the ticks against clothing. Wear long sleeves & pants. Tuck pants into socks & shirts into pants. If you know an area is tick infested - avoid it. Walk down the middle to paths and avoid tall grasses when possible. ...Read more

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What can you do to tell if you got flea bites or tick bites?

What can you do to tell if you got flea bites or tick bites?

Location, location: You are more likely to have a tick bite if your are spending time in forested areas. Flea bites tend to occur closer to home or at the ocean. Some fleas will infest lawns and homes if pest do not have proper flea control. Here are two helpful websites from the centers for disease control and epa ticks: http://www.Cdc.Gov/ticks/ fleas: http://www.Epa.Gov/pesticides/factsheets/flea-tick.Htm. ...Read more

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What can I do to know if insect bites are infected?

Check for pus: Check inset bite site regularly for any signs of pus formation. Monitor for worsening pain, redness, tenderness and inflammation at bite site. Also look for fever or signs of systemic infection ...Read more

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I keep getting these boils and they hurt and I don't know how to prevent them or to get them to stop hurting... ?

I keep getting these boils and they hurt and I don't know how to prevent them or to get them to stop hurting... ?

Keep your skin clean: you need to keep your skin clean. it really depends what part of your body you keep getting the boils. during shower use the ant septic soap hibiclins, or even betadine might work, but you really have to rinse it real good. apply topical antibiotic on the area that keep getting the boils. check with your doctors to make sure that you are not at risk of developing diabetes be aware of MRSA bad bug. ...Read more

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How do you stop a mosquito bites from itching?

How do you stop a mosquito bites from itching?

Mosquito bites: 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. ...Read more

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What do you do to prevent scaring from flea bites? Does off spray work?

What do you do to prevent scaring from flea bites? Does off spray work?

Flea bites: Flea bites, like all insect bites, are an allergic reaction to the biting insect. Generally, the reaction is mild, and lasts a few days, and does not cause a large wound or area of inflammation. If you pick at the flea bite, you may create a big wound that can leave a permanent scar.. Most bites leave a discolored blemish, but these are not scars. So, prevent the bite with off, and us hc1% cream. ...Read more

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What can you do to make a bee sting stop hurting?

Tips: Remove stinger by scraping along edge of skin with credit card. Clean area with soap & warm water. Apply ice in 10 min. Increments; alternating 10 on & 10 off. You can take tylenol, (acetaminophen) Aspirin or Motrin for pain or Benadryl for swelling. Make a paste of 2 parts baking soda & 1 part water & apply. Or you can apply a meat tenderizer poultice to the area. Throat, airway, mouth swelling? Call 911! ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of mosquito bites fast?

What do I do to get rid of mosquito bites fast?

Soothes them: 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 recommend what to do to get rid of bed bug bites ?

Can you recommend what to do to get rid of bed bug bites ?

With a lot of work.: Declutter entire bedroom/ home. Place all junk in tightly check this site for instructions: http://treatmentforbedbugs.Com/sealed plastic & dispose of it. Wash clothing, linens, towels in hot water. Dry on highest heat - then repeat. Place clean items in a sealed bag to prevent re-infestation.Steam clean what you can't place in drier. Vacuum everything using a disposable bag. Seal bag &. ...Read more