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Is vinegar beneficial for treating insect bites?

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Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Pediatrics

In brief: Depends

For some types of stings which have an alkaline venom, vinegar might help reduce the symptoms by partially neutralizing the alkaline venom in the local area.
For other stings, ones that have an acid component, the vinegar won't help.

In brief: Depends

For some types of stings which have an alkaline venom, vinegar might help reduce the symptoms by partially neutralizing the alkaline venom in the local area.
For other stings, ones that have an acid component, the vinegar won't help.
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
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In brief: See below

It is neither beneficial or harmful.

In brief: See below

It is neither beneficial or harmful.
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
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