How to Treat a Mosquito Bite
Mosquito bites are very common and very annoying. Relieve the itching and swelling with some common household products.
You will need
- Baking soda
- Cotton balls
- Apple cider vinegar
- Calamine lotion
- Bar of soap
Step 1 Apply ice Apply an ice cube to the bite to help relieve the itch.
Apply to the bite as soon as possible.
Step 2 Mix a solution Mix a pasty solution of baking soda and water and apply to the affected area.
Step 3 Rub on apple cider vinegar Dampen a cotton ball with apple cider vinegar and rub it onto the mosquito bite to help relieve the itching.
Step 4 Apply toothpaste Apply flavored toothpaste to the mosquito bite to quickly eliminate the itching sensation.
Step 5 Apply aloe Rub aloe onto the affected area to help stop the itch and to help heal the area.
Step 6 Add salt Rub a saltwater solution directly onto the mosquito bite.
Step 7 Apply calamine lotion Apply calamine lotion to a baby’s mosquito bite to help relieve the itch and swelling.
Keep calamine lotion away from eyes.
Step 8 Rub soap Rub a dry bar of soap over the mosquito bite. At least one of these solutions should stop your itching in no time!
A mosquito can detect a moving target as far as 18 feet away.