2 doctors weighed in:
What are the first aid for insect bite in tropics?
2 doctors weighed in

1 doctor agrees
In brief: Depends
There can be some pretty nasty insects in the tropics.
However, most often just symptomatic treatment works the best, like antihistamines, icing the area, wound cleansing if the bite is more severe and other common basic treatments.

In brief: Depends
There can be some pretty nasty insects in the tropics.
However, most often just symptomatic treatment works the best, like antihistamines, icing the area, wound cleansing if the bite is more severe and other common basic treatments.
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. William Forsythe
Board Certified, Emergency Medicine
23 years in practice
171K people helped
Continue
107,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors