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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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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 to get rid of mosquito bite marks?

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 I get rid of mosquito bites I am 18?

How do I get rid of mosquito bites I am 18?

Mosquito bites: 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 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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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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How do you get rid of mosquito bite itch faster?

How do you get rid of mosquito bite itch faster?

Mosquito bites: Ice applied immediately; take both otc antihistamine like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or zyrtec & Claritin to block histamine release. Even zantac/axid/pepcid work on a histamine receptor & can help. Topical corticosteroid (use sparingly) can further calm itch & reaction. Prevention: insect repellants with deet. Make sure no stagnant standing , water around home (birdbaths, puddles, ponds, pet water dishes, old tire. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get rid of mosquito bites?

Mosquito Itches!: Mosquitos leave behind a bit of saliva- when they fly away & our body reacts to that salvia w/ histamines & other itch inducers. HELP includes: Calamine lotion, OR meat tenderizer paste, OR baking soda paste-used early -may help draw out saliva. Consider histamine blockers e.g. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) & others (caution about sleepiness) Icepack may reduce swelling &inflammatory reaction. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of mosquito bites really quickly?

How can you get rid of mosquito bites really quickly?

Natural Remedies: 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. If you have problems w generalized welts, swelling of tongue, lips, airway - you should get urgent medical care. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to get rid of mosquito bites fast?

Can you tell me how to get rid of mosquito bites fast?

Bite options.: Store aloe vera gel in refrigerator & apply to affected area. Rub basil leaf on 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 & baking soda is effective when applied to lesions. You can take oral medications like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Chlorpheniramine. ...Read more

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Which is the optimum solution to get rid of mosquito bites?

Soothe 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. ...Read more

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What's usually recommended for getting rid of mosquito bites fast?

What's usually recommended for getting rid of mosquito bites fast?

Not possible: Although topical cortisone may work but would not work overnight. Injecting the area with kenalog (triamcinolone) may, but it would be like swatting a fly with a hammer. ...Read more

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What's usually recommended for getting rid of mosquito bites as soon as possible?

What's usually recommended for getting rid of mosquito bites as soon as possible?

Bites: 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. You can mix two parts of baking soda with one part water. Stir into a paste and place it over the mosquito bite. This can be soothing as can be calamine lotion. If you have problems with generalized welts or >. ...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 are ways to get rid of mosquito bite scars?

What are ways to get rid of mosquito bite scars?

Time: Time is probably your best bet as long as here is no foreign body. Early topical steroids or salicylic acid may help following by late bleaching or peels. Laser or ipl may occasionally be useful. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of mosquito bite scars?

Cortisone: Ask hour doctor to prescribe a topical mid potency cortisone cream to apply over the area. If the bump has been present for months, injecting some kenalog (triamcinolone) ( a potent cortisone) into the lesion may get rid of it altogether. ...Read more

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How to get rid of mosquito bite marks on 7 month old baby?

How to get rid of mosquito bite marks on 7 month old baby?

They self heal: These pass over time and require no treatment and nothing will speed it up.The reaction is a normal body response to penetration of the skin with injection of mosquito mucous. The bite mound is triggered by local chemicals released in the skin to put a water wall around the injected material.It fades as the body processes the bite material. ...Read more

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What's usually recommended for getting rid of mosquito bite scars?

What's usually recommended for getting rid of mosquito bite scars?

You can't: The bump from the bite will go away eventually most of the time. Applying a cortisone cream on it usually hastens the healing. If not, ask your doctor to consider injecting the area with a cortisone preparation. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of mosquito bites fast? My legs look so bad with marks.

Topical steroids: Prescription topical steroids work best. Oral antihistamines and afterbite help symptomatic relief. See your doctor. ...Read more

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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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