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Swelling due to insect bite. What to do? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 27-Oct-2013
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User:Hi Doctor
User:My wife has got a insect bite in her left hand
User:and the same has swollen a lot
Doctor:sorry about that
Doctor:Give her anti-histamine like Tablet Avil 50mg immediately
Doctor:give ice packs locally
User:how many times should she take Avil?
Doctor:one now and one after 4 hours
Doctor:she can repeat one again after another 4 hours later
Doctor:that is it
User:two doses are ok
Doctor:3 doses at 4 hourly interval is fine
User:thanks doctor
Doctor:wish your wife recovers quickly
Doctor:take care
User:thanks doctor
Doctor:I shall close the chat window now
Doctor:take care
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