mosquitos! Having an allergic reaction. ?

What to use and not use:

If you get some very itchy bites Don’t use Benedryl spray or cream! You are much better off using over-the-counter cortisone cream and applying ice to the area so there is less swelling. You can take an oral antihistamine like Claritin, Allegra or Zyrtec to decrease the itching, and even Ibuprofen (Advil or Motrin) can stop some of the swelling and itching.

Another over-the-counter remedy is to use After Bite. If you use it immediately, it greatly reduces itching and swelling.

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