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What's the best way to prevent itching on a mosquito or ant bite ?

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Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Topical steroid

1% hydrocortisone cream applied locally can often relieve itching.
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In brief: Topical steroid

1% hydrocortisone cream applied locally can often relieve itching.
No systemic drowsiness effects. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
Dr. Roy Arnold
Dr. Roy Arnold
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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Use of

Topical steroids or topical antihistamine plus or minus oral antihistamine.

In brief: Use of

Topical steroids or topical antihistamine plus or minus oral antihistamine.
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
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Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine

In brief: You can

Utilize many nonprescription tools; most are benign and may or may not work for you but consider cold packs, or cold steeped tea bags, homemade baking soda paste, over-the-counter benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream or calamine lotion or nonprescription strength hydrocortisone cream.

In brief: You can

Utilize many nonprescription tools; most are benign and may or may not work for you but consider cold packs, or cold steeped tea bags, homemade baking soda paste, over-the-counter benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream or calamine lotion or nonprescription strength hydrocortisone cream.
Dr. Stephen Southard
Dr. Stephen Southard
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