Showing posts with label mosquito bite allergy. Show all posts
Showing posts with label mosquito bite allergy. Show all posts

Sunday, 5 August 2012

Mosquito Bite Swelling & Allergy Home Remedy



Mosquito bites are like a terror threat to them who already knows the after effect. Little creatures like these are so much neglected that they can cause damage which could lead to a life threat. That's the extreme case but to start with think about the allergy and swelling it causes. I know what you thinking... how on earth we miss them sucking our blood and ungratefully leaving us with irritating itch and swelling. Each year about 700 million people somehow suffers with symptoms and diseases caused by mosquito alone.

Symptoms:
 One fine morning you wake up and find small papules  or lumps on your skin and usually very itchy, General perception is that its a insect bite. Mosquitoes are normally very active in the time of dawn and dust. If you are sleeping or focusing on something like tv , there is the time they will come and conquer leaving you in beginning of sufferings. They do cause in cases
  • Bruises
  • Blistering
  • Itchiness
  • Swelling

 these are the preliminary stage but if your are unlucky it could lead to malaria, dengue. Also there is a good chance that due to excessive itching or swelling could leave a good scar on your skin.

Things to Know:
Not all mosquito bites you. Its only female ones who are eager for blood. It could be human or animal. They need blood to keep their reproduction process. Male mosquitoes are normally live on nectar and flower.Every different species have their own way of biting. Dengue fever  inventor mosquito aedes are normally feed on day time. Malaria ones are usually night time hunter. Some of them find human blood more attractive than animals. And list goes on and on. Lets come back to swelling and allergy.


Home remedy for Mosquito bite Allergy:

Tea Tree Oil:
Any kind of infection or itch, tea tree oil is the best. It will lessen you painful itch. Also stop any kind of infection unless virus already in your blood.

Herbal Solutions:
Some of the herbal components are anti inflammatory and also contains anti itching substance. For example crushed basil in lime juice will do the trick. Also freshly-cut onion, lemon juice, calendula ointments and witch hazel creams can be directly applied to the site to reduce the pain, swelling and itching.

Apple Cider Vinegar:
For quick pain reduction Apply Apple cider vinegar. It works most of the depending on individual tollerance.

Ice:
Apply ice or frozen vegetables bag to mosquito bites directly to stop histamine from infiltrating your skin.

Salt:
Mix with water and then apply to affected area for a quick relieve.

Banana Skin:
It works as a anti inflammatory. Apply it for a natural relief.

Tooth paste:
It has come up with plenty of user review that using it gives a soothing relief. It helps to stop the itchiness.

Soap and Water:
 It washes off the affected area and makes sure not any germs are sticking around on your skin. Prepares the affected area for application of  home remedy.

You will find plenty more remedy going around. Choose wisely and what you think is suitable for you. In any cases if you thing there is more than to a mosquito bites please do consult with a doctor.

Remember prevention is better than cure. Here are some tips to avoid mosquito bites.
  • Wear long sleeves to keep cover if possible.
  • Use mosquito net over bed  for a tension free sleep.

Hope this helps.