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How do you get rid of itchy flea bites?

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Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: You don't

You can make them less itchy with anti-itch cream, and your body will heal them naturally.
What you need to get rid of is the fleas.

In brief: You don't

You can make them less itchy with anti-itch cream, and your body will heal them naturally.
What you need to get rid of is the fleas.
Dr. Bryan Levey
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Dr. Martin Raff
Or your pet who is carrying them. Or use anti-flea soaps to bathe the pet and a flea retardant when they go out.
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Benadryl (diphenhydramine)

Use cortisone cream on the bites. You can also use another anti itch cream such as lanacane. If they look red and infected use an over the counter antibiotic ointment or see your doctor. Get rid of the fleas in your house!

In brief: Benadryl (diphenhydramine)

Use cortisone cream on the bites. You can also use another anti itch cream such as lanacane. If they look red and infected use an over the counter antibiotic ointment or see your doctor. Get rid of the fleas in your house!
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
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