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A 37-year-old member asked:

Will benadryl (diphenhydramine) temporarily suppress a human bite? dont want anyone to know

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 49 years experience
Not really.: A human bite is dangerous if skin was broken and almost always needs antibiotics (generci Augmentin rx of choice). If skin was not penetrated, i cannot understand how taking Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can help.

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