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What should I do to stop itching due to leech bite?

i was bitten by a leech on the toe 72 hours ago. I am still having incredible itching, the toe is red, underneath (where the bite was) is sore. Yesterday I had a rash starting up my foot and itching in my ear and eyeball and took an antihistamine. Is there anything else I can do, or will it stop eventually? I am allergic to tick bites also and have to have cortisone injections if one bites me.
Asked On : Thu, 12 Apr 2012
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Hi, Welcome to Heathcare Magic Forum,
Its an allergic reaction, You need to consult a doctor to see how bad the reaction is. In case its getting infected, you need to take antibiotics, else antihistamines is good enough till your symptoms subside completely. Get well soon
Answered: Thu, 12 Apr 2012
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