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Posted by: Neli | 2012-11-20

Insect bites

Dear cyber doc

What is the best oiytment to use for insect bites. With so much heat lately its hard to keep the windows closed @ night n this has unfortunately resulted in a lot of insect bites on my body.

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Neli

Consult your pharmacist for an ointment that contains an antihistamine and a low dose of antibiotics. The antihistamine will alleviate the itching and the antibiotics will prevent secondary infection due to scratching. Your pharmacist can also provide you with an oral antihistamine.

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Dr Anrich

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Posted by: Leila | 2012-11-25

Have you ever used those plugs where the insecticide is emitted out to repel mosquitos? Ive founded them to be really useful.

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