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Sand fly bite?

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Sand fly bites need to be treated immediately to counteract the bacteria, or venom, that has just been deposited underneath the skin. Mixing one part hydrogen peroxide with one part betadine solution and dissolve the scab that has formed. This will reveal the wound underneath that also needs to be cleaned with this solution, after which antibacterial ointment must be applied. If worsens, see a doc
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how to stop the itch from sand fly bites?

Antihistamines

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Try first topical Calamine or Caladryl lotions or Eurax, may try Benadryl spray and or oral antihistamines like Allegra, Claritin or Zyrtec during the day or Benadry, Chlortrimeton at night if you don't have contraindications ( narrow angle glaucoma, bladder retention etc) . Bite from insects may infect the skin with bacteria requiring antibiotics if there is redness, warmth, drainage, or fever.
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Dr. Joseph Bark answered:

How can you treat sand fly bites on the skin?

Sand Fleas

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The most important thing about insect bites is that you get away from the insect, first of all! Secondly, this is very important to make sure that these are not infected. Frequently sand flea bites are infected. This determination should be made by your dermatologist. After this time it may help to use some over-the-counter hydrocortisone. But you should first have the diagnosis made accurately
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Dr. Cornelia Franz answered:

Will taking vitamin b prevent sand fly bites?

Maybe not

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I heard years ago that taking B1 makes us taste bad to mosquitos and can reduce the number of bites especially in children. I do not know about sand flies. I got an email saying put some pennies in a baggy of water and hang that near where you will l be and it from the pennies are too much for them.
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What is a good lotion for stopping sand fly bites?

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Sand flies are blood-sucking insects typically found in sandy areas. While they are generally harmless, their bites can turn into skin irritations or become itchy bumps. In extreme cases, they transmit serious diseases. Application of insect repellents are an effective way to prevent bites. Available for your preference are "chemical-DEET" vs non chemical "natural" products-Lemon Eucalyptus.
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Dr. Cornelia Franz answered:

Are sand fly bites poisonous, and should I see a doctor?

Not usually

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Sandfly bites may leave large, red itchy bumps that may turn into a rash. These bumps are frequently several times as itchy as mosquito bites, and tend to last longer as well. Sand fly ties in the Philippines can lead to a parasitic problem called leishmaniasis. You would not need to see a doctor unless you have an infection air are worried.
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I recently went to Hounduras and got sand fly bites what are the chances i contract leishmaniasis?

Leishmaniasis

You only have a 5% chance of getting Leishmaniasis in Honduras.
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Dr. Nour Baltagi answered:

Sand fly bites looked like they were healing but have now got wider and look bumpy and raised as if there are spots grouped together, any help please?

Leishmaniasis

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You could have cutaneous Leishmaniasis and you might need treatment to prevent more severe skin manifestation. You need to see an infectious disease specialist or a dermatologist.
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Which arkansas insect bites multiple times and how to treat the bite?

Not state specific

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There are not insects that are really state specific, more climate than region. That said, there are certain areas of the country that have more of one type insect than others. General care for insect bites is good hygeine, sypmtoms relief, and watch for signs that infection is starting.
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