6 home remedies for itchy mosquito bites

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Six Home Remedies for Itchy Mosquito Bites

Lemon or Lime: Rub this on your bite. The citric acid has itch-relieving properties.

Oatmeal: Mix finely ground oats with water to make a paste, then apply it to the bite and allow the mixture to dry.

Meat tenderizer: Mix with water to make a paste, then apply it to the bite and allow the mixture to dry.

Apple cider vinegar: Dip a cotton ball in the vinegar and let it sit on the bite for a few minutes.

Non-gel toothpaste: Simply rub some on your bite and let it sit overnight.

Aloe vera: Rub onto your bite and the natural soothing effect will help relieve itchiness.

And here are the top 5 cities for mosquitos:

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5. Houston, Texas

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4. Detroit, Michigan

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3. Washington, D.C. 

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2. Chicago, Illinois

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1. Atlanta, Georgia

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