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A female asked:

I got stung 2 days ago and it is still swollen, very itchy and red and warm. i have put cortisone cream on it not working. what should i do?

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Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Try ice: Put ice on the area. If continues to worsen best to get to doctor. Just don’t scratch or pick at it
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Dr. Murray Wellner
47 years experience
Prednisone: I would add a 24 hour anti-histamine ie: claritin....and probably a short prednisone taper ie: medrol dose pak.....Dr. Wellner
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Last updated Jun 10, 2018

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