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What can you put on a tick bite?

What can you put on a tick bite?

Tick bite: Ice and Hydrocortisone cream work well. If you are certain it's a tick, you should visit your doctor because you can get a disease from ticks called lyme's disease which is very easy to treat right after a tick bite but nearly impossible to get rid of in later stages. ...Read more

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Do you put heat on a spider bite?

Do you put heat on a spider bite?

Get Medical Atten!!: Until this is examined by a physician you have a staph bacterial infection. You do not put heat on it. You get to the doctor and get on the right antibiotics. Please get to your doctor urgently. ...Read more

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What's the best thing to put on a tick bite?

What's the best thing to put on a tick bite?

See below: If itchy, Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Hydrocortisone but if a rash is developing or other symptoms like fever, headaches, muscle or joint aches, chills, malaise, nausea or vomiting, then get seen by a physician asap. ...Read more

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How to treat a spider bite on the lip?

How to treat a spider bite on the lip?

Spider: Clean with soap and water...If black widow or brown recluse then goto er...If not, then apply topical antibiotic for 48 hours followed by topical steroid cream...If still swollen or painful, see your primary doctor. ...Read more

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What can I use to put on a spider bite to make it better?

Spider bite: First aid treatment is cleaning the area with soap & water, apply a cool compress on the area, take tylenol/antihistamines, & if it was black widow spider or brown recluse spider, seek medical attention fast. ...Read more

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How can you manage a spider bite on the lip?

How can you manage a spider bite on the lip?

Spider bite: It is incredibly unusual to have a spider bite on the lip, so I am not at all sure that you have the correct diagnosis. Insect and spider bites can be treated by the application of ice packs which relieves the symptoms and may help to heal the lesions faster. ...Read more

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What to put on my flea bites?

What to put on my flea bites?

Hydrocortisone cream: It should help with redness and itching. ...Read more

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What would a spider bite on the tongue look like?

Not likely to happen: That is extremely unlikely. Assuming that happened is should be similar to what you would get on your skin. ...Read more

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How do I get the swelling down on a spider bite?

Steroid cream: You need to make sure there is no existence of infection before starting this. ...Read more

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How does a spider bite look on arm?

How does a spider bite look on arm?

Depends : On the type of spider, and ther are only 4 genera of spiders in the us that are dangerous to humans but generally, there may be 1 or 2 small puncture wounds in the center of a red, warm, swollen, initially painful (sometimes) but then sometimes itchy area. There may occasionally be some numbness in the area also. However, black widow bites and brown recluse and hobos can be quite different. ...Read more

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What should I put on mosquito bites?

What should I put on mosquito bites?

Remedies: 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 does a spider bite look like on a child?

Varied: Spider bites can be quite varied in their appearance from anything a innocuous as a small red bump to a large bruised appearing lesion with necrotic (dead) tissue in the middle that oozes profusely. Certain areas of the country have particular spiders with characteristic bite appearances (brown recluse spider in northwest can give 2nd example mentioned above). See doc if concerned. ...Read more

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What does a spider bite look like on bottom?

What does a spider bite look like on bottom?

Depends : On the type of spider, and ther are only 4 genera of spiders in the us that are dangerous to humans but generally, there may be 1 or 2 small puncture wounds in the center of a red, warm, swollen, initially painful (sometimes) but then sometimes itchy area. There may occasionally be some numbness in the area also. However, black widow bites and brown recluse and hobos can be quite different. ...Read more

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How do you treat a flea bite that has boiled up on your ankle?

How do you treat a flea bite that has boiled up on your ankle?

Need doctor: That 'boil' may need to be drained. It can get worse if not treated. Suggest you see a foot/ankle specialist. ...Read more