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Does anyone know a good way to stop bug bites from itching?

Ive tried cortisone, ice, and heat. Im also 8 1/2 months pregnant

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MrsErdos2011

Asked by MrsErdos2011 at 12:22 PM on Jun. 22, 2011 in Health

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  • aloe or hair spray.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:24 PM on Jun. 22, 2011

  • Windex! Really, the ammonia stops the itching quick! Just dab it on.
    ILovemyPaulie

    Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 12:24 PM on Jun. 22, 2011

  • Benadryl cream
    older

    Answer by older at 12:26 PM on Jun. 22, 2011

  • Deoderant. The roll on kind.
    gemgem

    Answer by gemgem at 12:26 PM on Jun. 22, 2011

  • You've tried everything I know of. Try not to itch it. We were taught to make an 'X" in the bite with our fingernail to stop it from itching. Don't ask me why or where in the world this came from...old wive's tail maybe. All I know is...it stops it from itching right away if you do it and leave it alone.
    Just googled it ....here is the info: Now I know the answer!! Yaaay!
    http://www.wikihow.com/Stop-Mosquito-Bites-from-Itching
    KellyGirl_TX

    Answer by KellyGirl_TX at 12:30 PM on Jun. 22, 2011

  • i have used pine sol before
    MRMama

    Answer by MRMama at 12:47 PM on Jun. 22, 2011

  • make an X with your fingernail in the bites...should help
    Amberlovesher3

    Answer by Amberlovesher3 at 1:08 PM on Jun. 22, 2011

  • 1.Rub a bar of soap over the itch. I just tried this (Ivory soap) and the relief was near instant. I used a dry bar of soap directly on the skin, but I also have notes that you can spritz bite with water and then run bar of soap over area–or use a wet bar of soap.
    2.Place a piece of scotch tape on the bite; or dab rubbing alcohol or ammonia on the bite first then stick on a piece of tape.
    3.Hot water: Take a hot shower, or a hot bath, or apply a hot compress. As hot as you can stand it without burning you.
    4.Ice cube, ice pack or very cold water
    artsygirl2010

    Answer by artsygirl2010 at 4:50 PM on Jun. 22, 2011

  • Band-aid first aid wash

    wmbeener

    Answer by wmbeener at 10:15 AM on Jun. 23, 2011

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