Pediatrician in Mitchell Creates Cream for Mosquito Bites
MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) — A pediatrician in Mitchell has created a cream for use on mosquito bites.
The Daily Republic reports Dr. Christine Arnold's inspiration to develop the cream came after a doctor in Seattle prescribed his own creation to help her son. Her goal was to prevent swelling of mosquito bites and get rid of pain.
Arnold, who is a pediatrician at Sanford Health in Mitchell, included in her cream a steroid cream to battle itchiness, lidocaine for pain and an antibiotic cream.
Arnold advises that her cream be used three to five times daily for two days.
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