3 doctors weighed in:
Are there effective natural treatments for flea bites?
3 doctors weighed in

Dr. John Leander Po
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
2 doctors agree
In brief: Get away from them!
Natural treatments? If they itch, an anti-itch cream that's over-the-counter can work- your drug store's pharmacist can help you choose one.
Alternatively, oatmeal baths work. However, you should address the source of the fleas (most natural way is to avoid being near the source of the fleas. Avoid scratching the bites or else you increase the risk for a secondary bacterial infection.

In brief: Get away from them!
Natural treatments? If they itch, an anti-itch cream that's over-the-counter can work- your drug store's pharmacist can help you choose one.
Alternatively, oatmeal baths work. However, you should address the source of the fleas (most natural way is to avoid being near the source of the fleas. Avoid scratching the bites or else you increase the risk for a secondary bacterial infection.
Dr. John Leander Po
Dr. John Leander Po
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Board Certified, Pediatrics
13 years in practice
1M people helped
Continue
107,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors