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How to Treat a Mosquito Bite

Mosquito bites are very common and very annoying. Relieve the itching and swelling with some common household products.


  • Step 1: Apply ice Apply an ice cube to the bite to help relieve the itch.
  • TIP: 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.
  • TIP: 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!
  • FACT: A mosquito can detect a moving target as far as 18 feet away.

You Will Need

  • Ice
  • Baking soda
  • Cotton balls
  • Apple cider vinegar
  • Toothpaste
  • Aloe
  • Salt
  • Calamine lotion
  • Bar of soap

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