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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 answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Try ice: Put ice on the area. If continues to worsen best to get to doctor. Just don’t scratch or pick at it

Answered 11/28/2017

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Dr. Murray Wellner answered

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Prednisone: I would add a 24 hour anti-histamine ie: claritin....and probably a short prednisone taper ie: medrol dose pak.....Dr. Wellner

Answered 6/10/2018

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