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Use Aspirin for Bug Bites

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One method for treating the itch and swelling from a bug bite is to apply a paste of crushed aspirin and water or mix together in a spray bottle and spritz. This is a guide about using aspirin for bug bites.


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September 14, 2010

A dissolved aspirin in a little spray bottle is an excellent antidote for bug bites.

By Teresa from Vine Grove, KY

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September 14, 20100 found this helpful

For those people who get bit by bees, mosquitoes and any other bugs, make a paste of aspirin and water and put on bite. Voila! The itch and swelling goes away immediately.

P.S. For red ant bites use Vicks vapor rub.

By marlene prescott from Upper Jay, NY


Aspirin For Bug Bites

Wouldn't the aspirin absorb into your skin? (09/18/2009)

By Cosy

Aspirin For Bug Bites

Never tried, always used baking soda paste. (09/23/2009)

By Heather Krucker

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