WSFA/CNBC - They're here! Mosquitoes are coming back with a bite thanks to the warmer weather.
Dr. Christine Arnold's son suffered from hand foot and mouth disease, a viral infection that can spread through mosquitoes.
Dr. Arnold works at Sanford Pediatric Clinic and she says her son was miserable and screamed for three days, but a pediatrician gave him a remedy known as Magic Mouthwash which eased the pain.
Dr. Arnold started with that formula, looking into what he had invented, looking up the ingredients of it She then took a little note of it and made sure she used it in the future on her patients. That's how Arnold's bug cream was created.
It's a mixture of a steroid cream to fight the itch, an antibiotic to cage infections and a numbing cream to prevent pain. Arnold wants to help out other families after seeing small bites turn into big problems.
Arnold advises that her cream be used three to five times daily for two days
Dr. Arnold's creation is only available on a prescription basis. She says if prescribed, it can be picked up from any pharmacy in the country.
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