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Good remedies for treating Deer Fly bites?

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Here in South Florida we have these awful Deer Flies that leave the most terrribly itchy bites.  They're small & slender and have golden-yellow bodies.  If these flies really do plague deer, I have to wonder how Bambi & his mother stayed so serene & happy.

The itch from these bites lasts for days and often I scratch my skin raw trying to get relief.  Does anyone know a good remedy for Deer Fly bites?
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You might try a homeopathic remedy .. APIS mellifica (Apis) , which is recommended for insect bites.


http://www.elixirs.com/apis.cfm


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