Getting bitten by bugs or insects is never a pleasant experience. In addition to the unbearable itchiness, there’s also the painful stinging. For bug bite first aid, here are 7 must-have products:

1. Bug Bite Thing Suction Tool
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Bug Bite Thing’s Suction Tool is a tool that removes insect venom, saliva, and other irritants left under the skin through the use of a suction. By removing the irritant, the body stops producing the reaction that is causing itchiness and swelling. It works on bites from mosquitos, bees, wasps, biting flies, no-see-ums, chiggers, sea lice, and more.

2. Cortizone-10 Maximum Strength
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Cortizone-10 Maximum Strength is currently 42% off. This non-greasy crème is designed to go on smoothly and penetrate quickly to relieve itch fast. It is enriched with healing aloe and vitamins A and E to soothe itchy, irritated skin. It works on itchiness caused by poison ivy, psoriasis, and insect bites.

3. After Bite
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After Bite is a pharmacist-preferred product for instant itch relief. Its advanced formula comes with baking soda and works on bites from mosquitos, biting flies, bees, wasps, and other insects. It provides instant and permanent relief from itchiness and stinging.

4. Benadryl Itch Stopping Gel
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Benadryl’s itch Stopping Gel is an extra-strength cooling anti-itch gel that provides fast and cooling relief from skin pain and itching. It provides relief from itchiness associated with most outdoor itches such as with insect bites, sunburn, scrapes, and minor skin irritations, burns, and cuts. It also works on itchiness caused by poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac.

5. StingEze Insect Bite Relief
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StingEze’s Insect Bite Relief is currently 25% off. This ammonia-free first aid antiseptic provides instant relief from insect bites and stings. It features a triple-action formula that stops pain, eliminates itching, and reduces infection. It is also gentle on skin.

6. Boiron Calendula Gel
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Boiron’s Calendula Gel is a homeopathic gel that works naturally with your body. This non-greasy gel is quickly absorbed into skin and provides relief from skin irritations, razor burns, and insect bites. It also helps promote the healing of skin irritations such as razor burns and insect bites or stings.

7. Badger After-Bug Balm
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Badger’s After-Bug Balm is a certified organic and 100% natural bug bite itch relief balm. It is formulated with 10% organic Colloidal Oatmeal which soothes and relieves itchy or irritated skin and Menthol which gently cools. It is also formulated with skin-friendly ingredients that nourish and soften skin.