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How to Treat Insect Bites

Most reactions to insect bites cause redness, itching, stinging or minor swelling. For mild reactions, take the following steps:

Wash the area

Wash the area

  • With soap and water.
 
Apply a cool compress

Apply a cool compress

  • Such as a cloth dampened with cold water or ice to reduce swelling.
 
To relieve pain and itching

To relieve pain and itching

  • Due to insect bites, use Solarcaine┬« Cool Aloe Spray or Gel. Use as directed.
 
Consult Your Doctor

Consult Your Doctor

  • If you experience signs of an allergic reaction or the symptoms last more than a few days.