Instead of scratching mosquito bites, try applying calamine lotion or over-the-counter hydrocortisone cream to itchy areas several times a day until your symptoms go away. A cold pack or baggie filled with crushed ice may help, too.
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- Mosquito bites. Mayoclinic.org. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/mosquito-bites/basics/definition/con-20032350. Accessed April 27, 2015.