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Bug / insect bites with allergic reaction. Can i take hydrocortisone and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to cure?

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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics
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In brief: INSECT BITE ALLERGY

It depends on the allergic reaction.
If it is only itchy bumps, hc cream or other steroids plus Benadryl (diphenhydramine) intake will suffice. If the reaction is severe like anaphylactic shock or angioedema, you need Epipen shots or call 911.

In brief: INSECT BITE ALLERGY

It depends on the allergic reaction.
If it is only itchy bumps, hc cream or other steroids plus Benadryl (diphenhydramine) intake will suffice. If the reaction is severe like anaphylactic shock or angioedema, you need Epipen shots or call 911.
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