A 49-year-old female asked:
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i have a insect bite intolerance. yesterday i had another bite, i'm taking prednison 30 mg p/day (5 days) and benadryl (diphenhydramine) 50 mg. cooling makes it worse.

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Dr. Glynis Ablon
29 years experience Dermatology
Steroids don't pre-: vent bites, make sure you apply bug spray regularly (l like Avon skin so soft)
Answered on Jul 20, 2014
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Dr. Steven Watry
20 years experience General Practice
Topical sprays..: Any shortness of breath ? go to the ER. Otherwise, try a topical spray - like the kind used for sunburn which contain lidocaine. Might bring some relief. Watch for redness & swelling, which could be signs of developing infection.. Best wishes
Answered on Apr 5, 2016
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