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Anthony, FL
A 33-year-old female asked:

Got stung by a wasp on my lip. 2 hrs ago breathing is ok took benadryl (diphenhydramine) but it's swollen bad took 2 motrin too when well the swelling leave my face?

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Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
I would ice area: As well. Also keep taking benedryl Will help keep things less swollen. It will take several hours for swelling to start to subside. But may take sig longer for things to completely go away.

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