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    Suggest treatment for swollen upper lip after being stung by a wasp

Posted on Wed, 9 Aug 2017 in Lump
Question: I just got stung by a small wasp, I think. It stung me on my upper lip. I put ice on it and it is throbbing and starting to swell a little
Answered by Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel 17 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Necessary recommendations provided in details.

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear

Thanks for using Healthcaremagic.com
I have evaluated your query thoroughly .

* Wasp bite takes varying duration for healing depending upon the individual
person .

* Suggestions for better & early recovery

- Clean the area thoroughly with antiseptic liquid to keep it clean .
- Cold pack applications every 2 - 3 hourly for 8 - 10 minutes each .
- Local application of apple cider vinegar , honey will give soothing .
- Tab. ibuprofen or tylenol intake 2 times a day after meals will take care of pain
- Consume plenty of liquids , balanced light diet .

Hope this will help you .
Welcome for further assistance .

Follow up suggested after 24 hrs about the progress .
Wishing you fine recovery .

Regards .
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Vaishalee Punj
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Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel

General Surgeon

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