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Itch No More: Your Skirt-Friendly Guide To Treating Mosquito Bites

There's nothing like a summer night in the great outdoors. Bare legs, starry skies, good company, maybe even some s'mores? Perfect, until you hear that familiar, incessant buzzing in your ear. Before you can raise a hand to swat, a red bump has already formed on your skin.

Yup, mosquito bites are the worst, but there are ways to avoid spending the next few days clawing at an insatiable itch. We consulted with New York-based dermatologist Dr. Marina Peredo on how to best treat those pesky bites.

"Antihistamines, such as Benadryl tablets or spray are one of the the best choices to use when you have been bitten by a mosquito. This helps reduce any inflammation and redness."


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