Stupid bug bites.

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Chickengal505, Jul 3, 2011.

  1. Chickengal505

    Chickengal505 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 4, 2010
    Bolivia N.C
    AHHH help me please! I've been bitten. On my legs, buy some king of bug. And I need to get the redness out, and reduce the swelling. As I'll be wearing "short" shorts tomorrow and want to look half way presentible, anyway home remidies please, thanks [​IMG]
     
  2. mljohnson05

    mljohnson05 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 16, 2011
    Missouri
    Quote:A 50/50 mix of warm water and Vinegar them ad a little bit of epsome salt and let is dissolve...soak area for 15-20 Twice a day...then spread on some cortisone cream once you dry it off.
    OR
    A paste made of meat tenderizer, vinegar, and baking soda. [​IMG]



    Best Wishes,

    Laura
     
    Last edited: Jul 3, 2011
  3. Gardengirl 2011

    Gardengirl 2011 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you have any cortisone cream or spray around? If not, cold compresses soaked in rubbing alcohol work pretty well too. I've read that meat tenderizer is good for bug bites too.
     
  4. ChickenAlgebra

    ChickenAlgebra Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 14, 2011
    Visine helps knock down some of the redness. Been known to slap Blu-kote on, esp my very allergic kid, works great, but the blue is more visible than the red.
     
  5. thekid

    thekid Chillin' With My Peeps

    Lanacane
     
  6. Mattemma

    Mattemma Overrun With Chickens

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    MILK OF MAG works on poison ivy.Maybe it would help tone down the bite.
     
  7. chickened

    chickened Overrun With Chickens

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    Preperation H works on bug bites.
     

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