The theory behind the device’s effectiveness is that multiple high voltage, low current electrical discharges over a bug bite or sting generates warmth over the immediate area of the bite or sting which inhibits the histamine release, thus relieving the symptoms of itching and swelling arising from the bite or sting.
How does mosquito clicker work?
Mosquito Click zaps away the sting, itch and swelling from bites by mosquitoes, non-poisonous jellyfish, sand flies, midges, ants, fleas, wasps, and horseflies. Chemical free, uses piezoelectricity to inhibit the production of histamine at the site of the sting or bite, thereby reducing itching and inflammation.
What cream can I use for insect bites?
For itching – ask your pharmacist about suitable treatments, including crotamiton cream or lotion, hydrocortisone cream or ointment and antihistamine tablets. For swelling – try regularly applying a cold compress or ice pack to the affected area, or ask your pharmacist about treatments such as antihistamine tablets.
What to do when you get bitten by a mosquito?
If you think you’ve been bitten by a mosquito, wash the bite with soap and water. Put on some calamine lotion to help stop the itching, or an adult can find an anti-itch cream at the drugstore for you. Placing an ice pack on the bite may also help. Tell an adult you’ve been bitten by a mosquito.
How do you soothe bug bites?
For bites that itch, apply an ice pack or an over-the-counter anti-itch cream, such as hydrocortisone. Another option is to take an over-the-counter oral antihistamine. To reduce swelling, apply an ice pack to the bite.
How do you get rid of mosquito bites overnight?
Lifestyle and home remedies
- Apply a lotion, cream or paste. Putting calamine lotion or nonprescription hydrocortisone cream on the bite can help ease the itch. …
- Apply a cool compress. Try soothing the bite by applying a cold pack or a cool, moist cloth for a few minutes.
- Take an oral antihistamine.