Patient Comments: Chiggers - Treatment

What treatment has been effective for your chigger bites?

Published: June 11

Nail polish does the trick for chigger bites! Just put some on your bites and they are gone in the next day or so. The nail polish suffocates them.

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Comment from: Clara, 13-18 Female (Patient) Published: May 07

Just a couple of months ago, I had hundreds of chigger bites all over my body from a camping trip. It took about 3 weeks for them to go away, without doing anything. I recently got 20 bites from yard work for 3 hours. I have tried all kinds of itch creams and none of them worked. This morning I put on nail polish and it stung a little bit. Now all the itching has stopped in about 30 minutes. Nail polish really works!

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