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Amelia Court House, VA
A 35-year-old male asked:

I was bit by something the next morning my foot was swollen the bite now size of a dime with green center and severely sensitive what can i do?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Stinger: Check to see if a stinger has to be removed. If there is associated redness, antibiotics will be needed. Antihistamines like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) reduce allergic type swelling. I recommend that your physician examine you as soon as possible.

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Last updated Aug 3, 2015

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