How to treat a mosquito bite

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I’m 57 A mosquito bite me on my top lip it is swallow and hurts white spot on lip

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Hi, there! It’s very common to get mosquito bites during summer. Although it’s not life-threatening, it may cause you uneasiness if not treated. Here are 8 best methods for mosquito bites. You can simply apply these tips at home.

1. Apply a small amount of refrigerated aloe vera gel to the bite. Leave it on and don’t wash it off.
2. Press a cotton pad soaked in a cup of refrigerated chamomile tea on the itchy, swollen skin.
3. Place the flesh side of a banana down on the irritated skin and rub for 20-30 minutes. Don’t forget to wash if off with lukewarm water and a gentle soap.
4. Apply a drop of pure honey to the bite and leave it on for 10 minutes. Don’t forget to rinse it off with cool water.
5. Put a fresh onion slice directly to the mosquito bite. Leave it on for 10 minutes and then rinse it off.
6. Apply a small amount of mashed garlic directly to the mosquito bite.
7. Apply to the bite a thin layer made from equal amounts of baking soda and water. Rinse it off before it dries completely on your skin.
8. Rub some finely chopped fresh basil leaves onto the skin. Leave it on for 15-20 minutes and then rinse off.
Avoid scratching. Scratching provides only temporary relief and scratching too much can result in breaking the skin...

Use lotion. There are a few anti-itch lotions on the market that might help alleviate the itching of the common mosquito bite...

Cold compresses. Ice packs may help alleviate itching. The ice constricts blood vessels in the area, which blocks blood flow to and from the bite...

Homemade paste. You can make your own topical paste using meat tenderizer containing papain or using baking soda