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
- With soap and water.
Apply a cool compress
- Such as a cloth dampened with cold water or ice to reduce swelling.
To relieve pain and itching
- Due to insect bites, use Solarcaine® Cool Aloe Spray or Gel. Use as directed.
Consult Your Doctor
- If you experience signs of an allergic reaction or the symptoms last more than a few days.