What are Your Bug Bite Remedies?
By Melissa Ford on June 03, 2013
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Scratch scratch scratch scratchscratchscratch.
It's mosquito season, which means that you're likely spending dozens of nights waking up at 2 am with your ankles aflame, cursing the tiny bugs that cause so much discomfort. Here at BlogHer, we've been compiling our [mostly] tried and true remedies for dealing with bug bites:
- Melissa: Burt's Bees Res-Q Ointment: rub some on and try not to scratch at it before it dries.
- Jenna: Benadryl Itch Cooling Gel: at least until it wears off.
- Julie: topical hydrocortisone, ice, oral Benadryl, and Aveeno bath packets: a four-step approach.
- Rita: Baking soda and water poultice: relief!
- Grace: Tiger Balm: works for me.
Let us know in the comment section -- what works for you to treat the itchiness of bug bites?
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