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Good remedies for treating Deer Fly bites?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Sunny Side Up, Apr 27, 2009.

  1. Sunny Side Up

    Sunny Side Up Count your many blessings...

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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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  2. greyhorsewoman

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  3. Blanca10

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    I got approximately 8 of these horribly painful and itchy bites, and then began to develop an allergic reaction. I tried benedryl cream and pills and it did not work.
    A friend told me to buy Dermaplast spray from the pharmacy.
    It worked miracles!! Immediately began to reduce my pain and swelling!! Now 3 days after using it, the bites are almost gone. I highly recommend keeping this around your home for any insect bites and minor burns as well.
     
  4. 123RedBeard

    123RedBeard Chillin' With My Peeps

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