A 36-year-old male asked:
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how do you treat jelly fish stings?

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Dr. Raphael Peralta
Specializes in Family Medicine
Pain meds: If severe allergy, bring to er. Take tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin for pain.
Answered on Jun 30, 2014
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
URINE WORKS REAL : Well. Gross, but effctive. Vinegar water also works. Stinky, but effective.
Answered on Jun 4, 2014
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