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Bugs Eating Me Alive

Bugs Eating Me Alive

Ever since i have gotten to undetectable status, I've been a 24 hour buffet for mosquitoes, spiders, and anything else that wants to take a bite out of me. Im curious if anyone has noticed the same thing, and if anything has helped in masking your smell?

I do use bug spray, but the only thing that works ok, is one with 80 percent deet, and even that can be hit or miss, not to mention, can be carcinogenic. Any help is welcome, and any stories that reflect what im going through will help me… read more

A myHIVteam Member said:

I agree with Lotus... Avon skin so soft works great. They used to have one similar to a deodorant stick but I can't find it anymore. But it works for me.

posted 6 months ago
A myHIVteam Member said:

The bugs don't like me literally they get stuck in my skin and die with my blood in their belly and I have to pop them off ..it's quite funny but it's true I don't know why..πŸ˜œπŸ˜œπŸ˜œπŸ˜‚πŸ˜ŠπŸ‘

posted 6 months ago
A myHIVteam Member said:

Avon skin so soft works wonders for me. And after a bite by those nasty noseeums I dabbed apple cider vinegar on the spot. I’ve never had it this bad til moving to Florida

posted 6 months ago
A myHIVteam Member said:

Hi @A myHIVteam Member
I live in south Florida and we have plenty of mosquitos, spiders and bugs I’m not noticing any difference. I’m on Symtuza so maybe it’s the medicine.
As far as a good bug repellent that isn’t full of harmful chemicals the company Avon has a product called skin so soft which acts as a bug repellent and actually smells pretty good.
I’d give that one a shot.
Tom

posted 6 months ago
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