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How to get rid of flea bites on human skin fast ?

How to get rid of flea bites on human skin fast ?

Hydrocortisone cream: If you are allergic to the bites, then they will itch for weeks. If you scratch them, they will itch until you quit scratching them. They can cause hard bumps called nodules if you continue to rub or scratch. Also, kill the fleas in the house, yard, pets. Other bites can look like flea bites such as scabies and other mites. Hydrocortisone cream and oral Benadryl (diphenhydramine) will help the itch. ...Read more

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Flea Bites (Definition)

Flea bites - bite from a blood-sucking Siphonaptera which may be itchy and painful. Fleas may ...Read more


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Is there a way to get rid of flea bites quickly?

Is there a way to get rid of flea bites quickly?

Flea bites: Use antiseptic soap to wash the flea bites. Do not scratch flea bites. You can use 1% Hydrocortisone cream on the bites or take antihistamines for itching. A paste made of 2 parts baking soda ; 1 part water can be applied to bites. The bigger issue is that you must get rid of the fleas. Many people elect to hire an exterminator. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of flea bites on your skin?

How can you get rid of flea bites on your skin?

Treat cause: First of all, fix the source (i.. Dog, carpet etc). For the itch you can use a topical steroid like Hydrocortisone and take an atihistamine like zyrtec (cetirizine). If this does not relive your symptoms see a dermatologist for prescription treatment. ...Read more

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How to get rid of sand flea bites?

Flea bites burrow : Under the skin. Use antiseptic soap to wash the flea bites. Do not scratch flea bites. You can use 1% Hydrocortisone cream on the bites or take antihistamines for itching. A paste made of 2 parts baking soda ; 1 part water can be applied to bites. Or apply aloe vera. Take tylenol (acetaminophen) or nsaid's for pain. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of fleas and treat flea bites?

How can you get rid of fleas and treat flea bites?

Fleas: Use antiseptic soap to wash the flea bites. Do not scratch flea bites. You can use 1% Hydrocortisone cream on the bites or take antihistamines for itching. A paste made of 2 parts baking soda ; 1 part water can be applied to bites. The bigger issue is that you must get rid of the fleas. Many people elect to hire an exterminator. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of the fleas in my home and the flea bites on my back?

How do I get rid of the fleas in my home and the flea bites on my back?

Spray: You can call a professional exterminator, or you can try those aerosol spray "bombs" that you set off while you are away for a few hours. Not recommended if you live with pets, fish or children. Once you fix the infestation problem, the bites will go away. ...Read more

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How come every summer i get flea bites but not on winter? How can I get rid of fleas once and for all?! had them for like 4 and more years! help !

Fleas: The fleas live better in the summer, but you must find their source! if you have pets, they need to be treated aggressively, if your house is infested, then you need to exterminate them and clean your house with bug/flea "bombs." once you eradicate the source, the fleas will be gone. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of itchy flea bites?

You don't: You can make them less itchy with anti-itch cream, and your body will heal them naturally. What you need to get rid of is the fleas. ...Read more

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Would putting ice cubes on flea bites help get rid of the itching?

ICE CUBES FOR BITES: Try the ice cubes and see if it works. Can't hurt. If it doesn't work, try a Hydrocortisone cream a few times a day. ...Read more

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What to do if i'm in sooooo much pain! my whole body from the neck down is cover of flea bites!how do I get rid of the iching?

Flea bites: Use antiseptic soap to wash the flea bites. Do not scratch flea bites. You can use 1% Hydrocortisone cream on the bites or take antihistamines for itching. A paste made of 2 parts baking soda ; 1 part water can be applied to bites. The bigger issue is that you must get rid of the fleas. Many people elect to hire an exterminator. ...Read more

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I woke up and got these tiny little itchy bumps like flea bites on me. How do I get rid of them?

Check for fleas: As you have waited for a while, i hope by now your lesions are gone. If not, you need to see a physician. In general, if you suspect flea bites, you can take an otc antihistamine and apply an anti-itch lotion such as calamine with pramoxime. Also, check for fleas and treat your mattress. No fleas and recurring rashes, see a physician. ...Read more

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I have had flea bites on my legs for months now and i want to get rid of them so badly should i go see a doctor now?

I have had flea bites on my legs for months now and i want to get rid of them so badly should i go see a doctor now?

Fleas: Fleas are very hard to eradicate from the home and your car. The bites themselves do not require treatment unless they are infected. You need to get a exterminator for your car and home. Use Benadryl (diphenhydramine) GEL for the bites- if they are red then use an antibiotic cream ...Read more

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Sand flea bite showing up a week later, is this normal and how can I get rid of it?

Sand flea bite showing up a week later, is this normal and how can I get rid of it?

A bite alone: will not usually take a week to show up but it can. A sand flea burrowing under the skin and laying eggs can give you symptoms for weeks. It is important not to scratch the bites. Use Ibuprofen for pain and an antihistamine for itching. Some relief can be obtained with the use of Aloe vera or teat tree oil. ...Read more

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I have flea bite marks and they got dark , I would like to know how I can get rid of them?

Post-inflammatory?: If they are bite marks / wounds that get dark, this may be related to your skin color/type. In people with darker skin (e.g. Italian, Latino, African American,etc), wounds will generate more melanin deposition = post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. This generally fades over time. You can cover it up with various make-ups /creams or look online for other remedies. ...Read more

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I recently stayed at a friends house to where they were unknown that they had fleas in their extra room. How can I get rid of the swelling fast?

I recently stayed at a friends house to where they were unknown that they had fleas in their extra room. How can I get rid of the swelling fast?

You can use: An over the counter steroid cream which would be effective at reducing the itching and swelling. Icing/compresses also work locally and avoid scratching the bite sites. Make sure you wash your clothes throughly in sterilization cycle and spray your linen to avoid eggs hatching. ...Read more

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How to take care of and get rid flea bite bumps on 2 year old? They are red and look irritated

Itch control: Flea bites are very itchy, first is to deal with the source of the fleas to prevent further bites. Itch control with age appropriate topical anti itch treatment available over the counter and antiinflammatory preparation; low potency topical corticosteroids, also available over the shelf and lastly, attention to preventing secondary infection from excessive scratching. Take care ...Read more

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I may have just been bitten by fleas from a stranger's dog. How would i get rid of these round slightly raised reddish spots from my arms? Curable?

I may have just been bitten by fleas from a stranger's dog. How would i get rid of these round slightly raised reddish spots from my arms? Curable?

Self limiting: Local care with anti-itch creams and steroids for the inflammation can help with the symptoms, but essentially, time will heal this conditions. The stranger needs to treat their dog for the fleas. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of spider bites fast?

How do you get rid of spider bites fast?

Spider bites: Seek medical care asap if you think a spider bit you & you have fever, severe pain (can be felt at bite site & possibly chest, back or abdomen); abdominal cramping /rigidness or ulceration of skin at site. Cleanse site with soap & water. Remove jewelry. Can use Benadryl for itching, Tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain and cool compresses.You may need a tetanus shot (if you don't know when your last shot was or it > ...Read more

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How to get rid of mosquito bite marks fast?

How to get rid of mosquito bite marks fast?

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