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Insect bites are a common problem for many people, especially in the warmer months of the year. The pain associated with the itching and swelling from these bites, ranging from mosquitos to ants to fleas and ticks, the welts that can become infected, the recovery time and then it happening all over again is enough to drive anyone crazy. Below are some tips for dealing with bug bites when you get them, as well as some tips for how to ensure that you don't get bug bites in the future, so it is one less thing to worry about.

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1. Determine What Is Biting You

First, figure out what the heck it is that is giving you these bites in the first place. There are many reasons for this. For one, you want to make sure these are bites and not just an allergic reaction. That's pretty easy to determine based on what the welts or skin reaction looks like. Next, try to figure out what types of bites they are so you know how to treat them. Different bites require different attention to ensure they get treatment in the best way possible.

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