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Sand Gnats Bites
Avoid fragrances: Gnats might be attracted to traces of fragrances on your body from personal care products such as soap, shampoo, conditioner, and antiperspirant. Even laundry products could leave fragrance on your clothes. Use fragrance-free laundry and personal care products, and use bug repellant when you know you'll be outside. ...Read more
That's what I do :): Your question made me smile. I do the same thing with insect bites that are very itchy. I think it helps because what you are doing by using your fingernail to make a cross on the skin where it itches loads the nerve with a pain sensation which overpowers the itch receptors and helps relieves the itch. ...Read more
I have gnats in my home they have bitten my eyelids and my top and bottom lid are swollen even part of my face what can I do for the itching ?
Gnat bite about 2 weeks ago very painful to touch n swelled, has gone down in size but painful still and lump. Had a puss spot init and hickey dots near
Could be infected: Insect bites, are a common cause of cellulitis, which is an infection of the soft tissues in the leg. Given your description, this is certainly a concern. This will most likely require antibiotics, to heal safely. You should be seen by a doctor as soon as possible to make the diagnosis and receive treatment ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Two I like: I like an oil of clove stick to dab the lesions for relief and calendula containing creams for broader areas of relief. ...Read more
Hi, yesterday I went walking with my boyfriend and somehow a gnat landed on my eyeball and bit me. do you think I should see my doctor?
See ophthalmologist: Go directly to an ophthalmologist. He/She will give you medication. Your primry doctor or emergency room MD will not know what to do. ...Read more