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Don't scratch! Mosquitos inject an anti-coagulant under your skin as soon as they puncture you, this is to prevent the blood from clotting so their noses don't get glued to the inside of your dermis while they're sucking. This is what makes you itch, scratching spreads the anti-coagulant around over a greater area and makes the itch worse than if you had ...


Put some sort of thick covering that prevents oxygen from reaching the bite. Popular options include Vaseline.


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