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Treating a Bug Bite on Your Eye Lid

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Bug bites can be a nuisance anywhere on your body, but the eyelid is a particularly annoying place to have one. Treating a bug bite on your eye lid isn't as easy as on other places, but it should still be kept clean and not irritated by touching or rubbing it.
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August 18, 2010

How do I make a bug bite on my eye go down faster?

By jillianna from Riverside, CA

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August 18, 20100 found this helpful
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There's a limit to what you can put on your eyelids, as they are very delicate, when I have had allergic itchy reactions, I have used health food store Calendula gel & very cold black iced tea also works to relieve swelling.

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August 22, 20102 found this helpful
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Use ice in a washcloth to help take down swelling and itch. Take some Benadryl to help also.

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August 18, 2010

I just got a bug bite on my eyelid; what do I do?

By jake from TX

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Treating a Bug Bite on Your Eye Lid

I did a search for you and a doctor told someone to do this:


Apply Benadryl cream or generic with cortizone in it. Use ice, put in a facecloth and hold for awhile to relieve swelling. (07/15/2010)

By Myrna

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