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Avoiding reaction to skeeter bites ?

Postby The Other Tom » Mon Feb 19, 2007 6:10 pm

My son claims that the best way to avoid a reaction (itching bump) to a skeeter bite is to not swat the skeeter when he bites, but let him drink his fill. Apparently the skeeter doesn't put as much irritant in your skin this way. It seems to work for him, but for me it's hard to fight the urge to swat. Anybody else have any experience with this ?

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Postby ERIC » Mon Feb 19, 2007 6:16 pm

I've heard that, too. But like you, it hasn't proven to work for me.
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