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Feet swollen after bitten by red ant. How to get relief? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jun-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Practicing since : 2003
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User:I am sorrry got an emergency call
User:just wanted to seek your opinion on the following... I have been bitten by medium size red ants...
User:on my feet and the feet has swollen..
Doctor:You need anti-allergic medicine
User:was worried if this needs any medical care or will get ok on its own...
Doctor:There is a home remedy that may work
User:will Allegra 120 mg do?
User:ok... thanks... between what the home remedy?/
Doctor:Yes you may rub some spirit or nail polish remover
Doctor:It will help bring down the swelling
User:ok thanks... appreciate your help Dr. Vaishalee
Doctor:Hope I helped
Doctor:Do you have any other question?
User:yes u did...
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