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Comment from: rosie, 75 or over Female (Patient) Published: May 20

I was bitten in many places in the scalp by gnats and mosquitoes. My scalp itched incessantly, as well as the bites on my neck. Those swelled and became painful. I began treating with ice packs, which helped a great deal. I purchased Benadryl, both oral and topical and that has helped.

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