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How to treat a spider bite on the lip?

Dr. Theodore Wu Dr. Wu
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How to treat a spider bite on the lip?

Spider: Clean with soap and water...If black widow or brown recluse then goto er...If not, then apply topical antibiotic for 48 hours followed by topical steroid cream...If still swollen or painful, see your primary doctor. ...Read more

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How can you manage a spider bite on the lip?

How can you manage a spider bite on the lip?

Spider bite: It is incredibly unusual to have a spider bite on the lip, so I am not at all sure that you have the correct diagnosis. Insect and spider bites can be treated by the application of ice packs which relieves the symptoms and may help to heal the lesions faster. ...Read more

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How to correctly treat a bruise on the forehead?

How to correctly treat a bruise on the forehead?

Ice: Upon injury icing will help reduce bruising and inflammation. Once a bruise has formed them warm compresses may help your body gradually clear it up. Forehead bruises can also lead to the common "black eye" or "shiner". ...Read more

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Bed bug bite marks on my face how to treat them?

Bed bug bite marks on my face how to treat them?

Bed Bug bites.: You can take antihistamines if you feel itchy. Topical steroid creams can be used on lesions. For a severe allergic reaction to bites – please seek medical evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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How to treat a wasp bite to the eye?

How to treat a wasp bite to the eye?

Ocular wasp bite: The first step is to reduce swelling with ice or cold compresses. For the pain take otc ibuprofen, 2-3 tabs 3 times a day. For severe swelling around the eyes you may need a prescription for cortisone tablets (prednisone or methylprednisolone) for a week. Finally watch for signs of infection which will show up between 24-48 hours after the bite with increased redness, pain, swelling. See a doctor. ...Read more

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How do I properly treat a spider bites on eyelid?

How do I properly treat a spider bites on eyelid?

Poisonous or not: If a harmless spider, just apply cold compress within first 24 hrs of bite and then warm compress. If poisonous such as tarantula, go to emergency room asap. ...Read more

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What can be done to treat a bee sting on the face?

What can be done to treat a bee sting on the face?

Bee sting: Remove stinger by scraping along edge of skin with credit card. Clean area with soap ; warm water. Apply ice in 10 min. Increments; alternating 10 on ; 10 off. You can take tylenol, (acetaminophen) Aspirin or Motrin for pain or Benadryl for swelling. Make a paste of 2 parts baking soda ; 1 part water ; apply. Or you can apply a meat tenderizer poultice to the area. Throat, airway, mouth swelling? Call 911! ...Read more

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How to treat sand fly bites on the skin?

How to treat sand fly bites on the skin?

Local care: Wash thoroughly with soap. Then apply over-the-counter 1% hydrocortisone cream to the itchy bumps; also Sarna lotion is good for itchy rashes. Cut nails so that the scratching won't break the skin. Lastly, benadryl (diphenhydramine) is a good medicine to stop the itching, although it will make you tired! Good for bedtime--take the benadryl (diphenhydramine) pills or liquid; don't use the topical benadryl (diphenhydramine). I hope this helps! ...Read more

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How to treat a cat bite just through skin?

Cat bite: If the cat punctured the skin you will probably want to call for doctor. About 50% of cat bites get infected (because of the shape of the teeth and depth of bite they create). Many doctors will start antibiotics to prevent infection. Look for redness, oozing, swelling and/or fever as sign of infection. ...Read more

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What works most effectively to use to get rid of marks on skin left by insect bites?

Good skin care: The best way to minimize scarring of any type, whether a injury, bite, scratch - is good skin care. Keep clean, use moisturizers several times a day liberally, and use sunscreen, as sun and uv radiation exposure can make the marks look darker. Don't use tanning beds, and be careful if you are shaving the area not to use razors or methods that are irritating ot the skin. ...Read more

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How can you treat sand fly bites on the skin?

How can you treat sand fly bites on the skin?

Sand Fleas: The most important thing about insect bites is that you get away from the insect, first of all! secondly, this is very important to make sure that these are not infected. Frequently sand flea bites are infected. This determination should be made by your dermatologist. After this time it may help to use some over-the-counter hydrocortisone. But you should first have the diagnosis made accurately. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat a lot of flea bites on toddlers?

What is the best way to treat a lot of flea bites on toddlers?

Get rid of the fleas: Themselves. Use antiseptic soap to wash the flea bites. Do not scratch flea bites. You can use 1% Hydrocortisone cream on the bites or take antihistamines for itching. A paste made of 2 parts baking soda ; 1 part water can be applied to bites. The bigger issue is that you must get rid of the fleas. Many people elect to hire an exterminator. ...Read more

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How to treat a wasp sting on tongue?

How to treat a wasp sting on tongue?

Treat symptoms: Lots of herbal remedies available..See your medical professional. ...Read more

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How to treat a heat rash on a penis?

How to treat a heat rash on a penis?

Here are some...: Heat rash usually occurs in the skin folds as intertrigo resulting from "over-heat and over-growth of local fungus", which is usually treated with improving local hygiene with good ventilation, cleansing & drying, judicious use of topical use of anti-fungal + steroid cream like clotrimazole _ hydrocortisone. If not effective in a week, seek evaluation + counseling timely... Best wish... ...Read more

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How can you treat a spider bite?

How can you treat a spider bite?

See below: Usually like any other insect bite: with cleansing, wound care and observation for possible signs of secondary infection. ...Read more

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How can I treat a dog bite on nose?

How can I treat a dog bite on nose?

If bitten by a dog &: Wound is minor - wash w soap &water, apply antibiotic ointment &cover w bandaid /bandage. Get tetanus shot if you haven’t had one in last 10 years or your don’t know. For more serious wound or possible infection, apply pressure &obtain urgent care. Per mayo clinic, if last tetanus shot was > 5 years ago &wound is “deep or dirty”, a booster shot may be recommended. If there is ^’ed rabies >. ...Read more

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Spider bite on face or really big pimple? How can I tell?

Spider bite on face or really big pimple? How can I tell?

Difficult: At times its hard to tell the difference the bits has a central hole yet a pimple may develop the same. I rec. you go to the doctor or ER have it looked at possibly cultured ...Read more

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How to get rid of a heat rash on the face?

How to get rid of a heat rash on the face?

Topical cortisone: Try an otc Hydrocortisone cream for a few days. If this does not work, see your doctor or dermatologist. ...Read more