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What to apply on bed bugs bites? Or what to do about about bed bug bites on one year old? They are bright red

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Dr. Thomas Klein
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Steroid creams

Steroid creams help reduce the itch and swelling of bed bug bites.
Do not apply it near his eyes and go very lightly on his face if you must use it there. Treat the underlying cause - get an exterminator, new bed, etc.

In brief: Steroid creams

Steroid creams help reduce the itch and swelling of bed bug bites.
Do not apply it near his eyes and go very lightly on his face if you must use it there. Treat the underlying cause - get an exterminator, new bed, etc.
Dr. Thomas Klein
Dr. Thomas Klein
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Dr. Jerry Clements
Travel Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Nothing

They will resolve spontaneously.

In brief: Nothing

They will resolve spontaneously.
Dr. Jerry Clements
Dr. Jerry Clements
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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
Family Medicine
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In brief: Ointments...

There are some fine topical otc ointments you can use - mild Hydrocortisone or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) ointments that are fine for short periods of time in babies.
Using a cool pack on the area can also help decrease itch. Good luck!

In brief: Ointments...

There are some fine topical otc ointments you can use - mild Hydrocortisone or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) ointments that are fine for short periods of time in babies.
Using a cool pack on the area can also help decrease itch. Good luck!
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
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