I have used the Antiperspirant to treat poison ivy. It dries it up faster and stops the itching. Never gave it a thought to use on bug bites…..duh. I was told by a Park Ranger, on Assateague Island, to use salt. Skeeters can get pretty bad out there! After getting bite, wet the bite & sprinkle salt on it.
Bed bug bite treatment People who do react to bed bugs often have intense itching. "Once a patient has been bitten, it is difficult to eradicate the itching. Over-the-counter anti-itch creams that
So if you are good at being able to detect the bite ASAP, you may be more likely to reduce the itch than if you treat long after you've been bitten. The more mature the bug, the greater the reaction. Plain witch hazel probably also works fine, but the additional aloe vera in the bottle I use may help.
Aside from using home remedies, it is essential to also use medications to speed up the healing process. There are various creams and ointments available to treat bed bug bites. Look for creams that include cortisone or hydrocortisone, like Cortaid. These medications help in reducing the itching and inflammation.
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Anti-itch creams- Hydrocortisone creams, Benadryl spray/ cream or calamine lotion as well as Cortizone 10 etc can be applied to stop bed bug bites from itching. Take rubbing alcohol on a cotton ball and apply it liberally all over the bites for quick relief from itching.