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Condition: Insect Bites
7/2/2015 1:00:24 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I recently moved to Texas, where there are biting bugs galore, like mosquitoes, chiggers, mites, flies, and God knows what else. Coming from the north, I wasn't used to the hot, humid weather and all the nasty bugs here that come with it. I actually used to think the bugs just didn't like me because I RARELY got bit by ANYTHING when I lived up north. Well, that changed here. Consequent ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Insect Bites
2/28/2015 4:09:57 PM

Reviewer: HopeH, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Our county has had an explosion of bedbugs, an insect I'd never seen in my life. Until my body began to react to their bites, I had no idea I had this bizarre rash from bites. When the reaction set in, however, the itching was as severe as I remember chicken pox was. The steroids my doc prescribed (topical) took the swelling down, but itching remained. This lasted for months, as they're di ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Insect Bites
7/17/2013 8:50:29 AM

Reviewer: blonblue4, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I received a yellow jacket sting to the right ankle that resulted in pain, "intense" itching, very intense!, my entire foot is swollen, red, tight feeling. I tried other products but this med gave almost spontaneous relief. Easy to use , just rub it on and within seconds I get relief from the itching That relief only lasts me 6-12 hours and I just reapply. Works on mosquito bites as well ... Show Full Comment

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