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Bite relief

(10 Posts)
Thomcat Mon 18-Jul-05 21:18:26

When you're pregnant can you use insect bite relief cream?
It says on back, the usual - 'seek medical advice before use' but I really don 't want to bother a GP if you girls can tell me.
Ta muchly, TC x
PS - Have 4 on my boob (nice!), 3 on my right arm, 2 on left and 3 on leg and they are waking me up at night itching, bloody buggeery mossies!

Thomcat Mon 18-Jul-05 21:41:46

Don't make me go to bed without cream when I am allowed to use it really, please.

gingerbear Mon 18-Jul-05 21:44:18

I used antisan cream when PG. Aloe vera gel supposed to be good (bit late for Boots though now.)

katymac Mon 18-Jul-05 21:45:12

I don't know Thomcat - sorry

Can you use either teatree or lavender oil if your pregnant? They are nice on bites

Not much help.....sorry

Redhelen Mon 18-Jul-05 21:45:37

I Would say use it if you are over 25 eeks pregnanat as baby developed and growing. If under 25 Weeks - I'm unsure - my instinct would be to use it - but I'm no doctor and I've no idea what could be in the cream! Sorry!!!

Thomcat Mon 18-Jul-05 21:59:32

Hmmm, okay, well I'll use teatree for now and check it with a pharmacist tomorrow.

katymac Tue 19-Jul-05 14:03:26

Are you still itching?

Thomcat Tue 19-Jul-05 20:36:26

Yes I am a bit, have a new one on my ankle and off on holiday tomorrow so will be collecting a few more no doubt!

WigWamBam Tue 19-Jul-05 20:38:45

Try a paste of bicarbonate of soda and water.

Thomcat Tue 19-Jul-05 21:14:12

Thanks WWB, xx

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