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Posted: Sat Oct 9, 2021 10:32am
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Banshee

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Hi Everyone

I know this subject has probably been asked a thousand times before but my wife is being terrorised by mosquitos this year. What is the best thing to rub on your skin as a repellent. She has tried most of the chemist remedies with limited affect. What do the locals use and is there anything that you can spray on patios etc. Thanks in advance for any local tips. 

TeresaB

Posted: Sat Oct 9, 2021 2:51pm

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Posted: Sat Oct 9, 2021 2:51pm

Try these from Mercadona.  

Banshee

Posted: Sat Oct 9, 2021 8:58pm

Banshee

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Posted: Sat Oct 9, 2021 8:58pm

TeresaB wrote on Sat Oct 9, 2021 2:51pm:

Try these from Mercadona.  

Thanks Teresa. I’ll try those ASAP and let you know how we get on. 

TeresaB

Posted: Sun Oct 10, 2021 2:44pm

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Posted: Sun Oct 10, 2021 2:44pm

Banshee wrote on Sat Oct 9, 2021 8:58pm:

Thanks Teresa. I’ll try those ASAP and let you know how we get on. 

The agua is in the baby section, the body spray is in the shower gel section and the spirals are in the insect repellent bit! 

Casares 18

Posted: Sun Oct 10, 2021 6:07pm

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Posted: Sun Oct 10, 2021 6:07pm

Hi I find this really good as I get bitten a lot in Spain . I have bought this in chemists in Spain before .  Good luck 

tangtony

Posted: Wed Oct 13, 2021 11:00am

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Posted: Wed Oct 13, 2021 11:00am

the best thing i now is antihistamin tablets they stop the iching and if to take them for about three months your body buids up enough anti hito to stop swelling and iching also works in usa i know i do not suffer any more it works very well

tangtony

Posted: Wed Oct 13, 2021 11:03am

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Posted: Wed Oct 13, 2021 11:03am

it is called priaton and you do get it from chemists you do get bit but stops swelling and iching take it for about 3 months then your own body produces enough of it  no more bits works relly well

Kathryn57

Posted: Wed Oct 13, 2021 7:19pm

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Posted: Wed Oct 13, 2021 7:19pm

We swear by Avon skin so soft. It’s a body oil but smells lovely. Used in Scotland for the troops when the midges are out. Sitting in Portugal at the moment all covered in skin so soft. Buy online . 

Banshee

Posted: Wed Oct 13, 2021 7:27pm

Banshee

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Posted: Wed Oct 13, 2021 7:27pm

TeresaB wrote on Sat Oct 9, 2021 2:51pm:

Try these from Mercadona.  

Thanks for the info

Banshee

Posted: Wed Oct 13, 2021 7:28pm

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Posted: Wed Oct 13, 2021 7:28pm

Kathryn57 wrote on Wed Oct 13, 2021 7:19pm:

We swear by Avon skin so soft. It’s a body oil but smells lovely. Used in Scotland for the troops when the midges are out. Sitting in Portugal at the moment all covered in skin so soft. Buy online . 

Thank you we will give it a try. 

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