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    Allergic Reaction - Home Treatment

    You can use home treatment to relieve symptoms of:

    For tips on how to treat dry and irritated skin, see the topic Dry Skin and Itching.

    For information on how to treat an insect bite or sting, see the topic Insect Bites and Stings and Spider Bites.

    Symptoms to watch for during home treatment

    Call your doctor if any of the following occur during home treatment:

    • Trouble breathing, wheezing, or tightness in the chest develops.
    • Swelling of the throat, tongue, lips, or mouth develops.
    • Hives camera.gif develop or get worse.
    • Swelling gets worse.
    • A skin infection develops.
    • Symptoms have not improved after 2 weeks of home treatment.
    • Symptoms become more severe or more frequent.

    WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

    Last Updated: June 04, 2014
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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