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Insect Bites That Wont Heal
Wrong Treatments ?: The real question is what not to do that slows down healing. Avoid using alcohol, peroxide, hibiclens, betadine, and bleach solutions. Inflammation ( red, hot, swollen, tender) is important to healing so anti-inflammatories (motrin, advil) are bad. Cover the area with a clean dressing changed every other day and protected from trauma. Antibiotics do not help healing unless it is truly infected. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Baby with insect bites from 3-4 months ago that won't heal should I put something other than lotion on or take her to doc?
I can't stop scratching insect bites and these always cause me wounds. They heal quickly but they leave dark scars. What medicines can I apply or take?
Suspected insect bites wound that would not heal despite applying antibiotic ointment, Fusidum for a couple of weeks.
May I know if it's to possible to heal stubborn brown scars left behind by insect bites, itch, friction? Is there any home remedies? Thank you.
My wife has insect bites and we suspect bedbugs. I don't have any bites. Question is what is the best way to relieve the itchiness and heal fastest?
Bed bugs: You can take antihistamines if you feel itchy. Topical steroid creams can be used on lesions. For a severe allergic reaction to bites – please seek medical evaluation and treatment. Here are some tell tale signs that your bites are being caused by bedbugs. First you may notice blood smears on your bedding (yes this is your blood). Remember that the blood smears usually turn black over time. >. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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