OSU MyChart Login
HealthDay News
Health Tip: Coping With Mosquito Bites
Suggestions to help ease the itch
-- Diana Kohnle

(HealthDay News) -- Mosquito bites are itchy and annoying, and tough to ignore when they're virtually screaming "scratch me!"

The Mayo Clinic recommends:

  • applying calamine lotion,
  • using hydrocortisone cream,
  • applying an ice pack or cold compress,
  • combating a more significant allergic reaction by taking an oral, over-the-counter antihistamine.
Copyright © 2015 HealthDay. All rights reserved.