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The miracle cure for those nasty insect bites you need to know about

It is an unbelievably simple cure and every house is bound to have it

Everyone has been bitten by critters at some point whether on holiday or here in the UK.

So we all know the pain and irritation that comes along with a bite or sting from midges, wasps, mosquitos or even the giant spiders invading our homes.

But there is an unusual miracle cure which provides instant relief and all this time it has been in your cupboard.

So you've been stung and it is itching like hell, you scratch it, make it worse and then try to forget about it.

Moments later the itchiness comes back to haunt you.

Now there's no need to go through that anguish as there is a quick and easy method to help ease the suffering.

A HAIRDRYER!

Mosquito

What to do?

All you need to do is hold it near the bite, on a high temperature setting, for up to 30 seconds.

If it gets too hot hold it for a few seconds at least to allow you to get on with your day.

This is an amazing trick and will provide comfort for several hours so you can get back to work or enjoy a good night's rest.

How it works?

The heat source provides the relief.

There are claims it destroys the structure of the protein causing the allergic reaction.

Another opinion is the heat overloads the body’s pain response and causes it to shut down.

Other methods include putting a hot flannel on the bites or even a hot teaspoon that’s been in a cup of tea.

However it is the hairdryer that is the best way of providing sustained and focused heat.

Hairdryer can provide relief to insect bites(Image: Handout)

What people say?

A few people have tried and tested the hairdryer method and commented on its success, the Birmingham Mail reported.

One woman said: “All the money I have wasted on pills and creams...thank you hairdryer.”

Another said: “This is the best cure for itching known to man.

"I cannot believe I have suffered for years with itchy, swollen bites (like tennis balls) and this has just cured them in seconds!”

Another said: “I discovered this by accident, having exhausted a dozen other remedies both home and from the drug store.

"While drying my hair the heat hit the bites on the back of my neck and instantly made them feel better.”

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