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How to get rid of dark scars on legs and arms caused by scratching mosquito bites?

How to get rid of dark scars on legs and arms caused by scratching mosquito bites?

Stop Scratching !: Dr. L.Ciraldo recommends several different approaches: Cortisone cream, OTC fade cream, or cocoa butter can be applied to darkened lesions to help fade scars. ...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 get rid of scars from mosquito bites?

How do I get rid of scars from mosquito bites?

Scars are permanent: Some people confuse redness [inflammation] with scarring. This will subside with time. True scars will mature and shrink, unless they are keloids, a condition not treatable without proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of scars left over from mosquito bites?

How do you get rid of scars left over  from mosquito bites?

See specialist: Scars can be improved. Never completely removed. You would need to see a specialist such as a board certified plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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How to get rid of scabies bites on penis?

How to get rid of scabies bites on penis?

If the lesions are : Only on your penis - i would suggest having a dermatologist evaluate you. Scabies looks like lines of burrows on skin made with little mounds or blisters. They cause itching which is often worse at night. Although they can be anywhere on skin they like going into skin folds (waistline, axilla, breasts, between fingers, feet, wrists, knees, elbows, buttocks ; genitalia.) if this is scabies the dr. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of dark spots on my legs from mosquito bites?

How can I get rid of dark spots on my legs from mosquito bites?

Wait 3 months: Eventually it will fade. You can try over the counter remidies or see a dermatologist or do what most people do and just wait. ...Read more

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How to get rid of scars left by bed bug bites?

How to get rid of scars left by bed bug bites?

Please see a : Dermatologist or a plastic surgeon for scarring. ...Read more

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How to get rid of mosquito bite marks?

Post inflammatory: Post inflammatory hyperpigmentation is a common and normal response during the healing process. When traumatized skin heals, redness, followed by dark discoloration often occurs. With time, the site will usually resume normal coloration to match the surrounding skin. Topical steroid creams applied initially can help reduce inflammation and prevent excessive discoloration. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of scars from bug bites?

How do you get rid of scars from bug bites?

Tincture of time: Scars from bug bites should resolve over time. Good skin care with moisturizers and uv sun protection can help as well. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of mosquito bites(dark spots) on legs and thighs.?

How can I get rid of mosquito bites(dark spots) on legs and thighs.?

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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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 mosquito bite itch?

How to get rid of mosquito bite itch?

Itching: 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 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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How can I get rid of bug bites and the scars they leave behind?

How can I  get rid of bug bites and the scars they leave behind?

Dermatologist: Response to bug bites is genetic. Some people heal without a mark. Others form keloids or pigmented hard bumps. A dermatologist can help minimize these. Complete elimination is tough to do. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of bug bite scars?

How can I get rid of bug bite scars?

Bug Bite Scars: Some patients find the product Mederma to help in scar management. ...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

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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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How to get rid of bed bug bites on your body?

How to get rid of bed bug bites on your body?

Bed Bug Bites.: You can take antihistamines if you feel itchy. Topical steroid creams can be used on lesions. Blistering is usually a sign of hypersensitivity. Signs of secondary infection may include: ^ swelling, ^ redness, ^ warmth, ^ tenderness, pus-like discharge or red streaking. For a severe allergic reaction to bites – please seek medical evaluation ; treatment. Need to exterminate the bed bugs. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of mosquito bites itchy?

How can I get rid of mosquito bites itchy?

See below: If really itchy, try over the counter antihistamine like benedryl. Ice applied to the bite can help, and some people like calamine lotion as well. Don't scratch....It will just get worse, last longer, and might get infected. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of bed bug bites on my skin?

What can I do to get rid of bed bug bites on my skin?

Treat bed bugs first: Eradicate bed bugs first. The bites will resolve but can be treated with topical steroids. ...Read more

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Scars (Definition)

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