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How do I treat a jellyfish sting so it wont scar? it was a

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How do I treat a jellyfish sting so it won't scar? it was a box jellyfish and I was stung 12 days ago
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Gupta replied 1 year ago.
Sorry to hear about your misadventure,
If the bite was not severe, then scarring is unlikely.
Using a steroid cream (hydrocortisone) locally should help in reducing the chances of scarring.
Unfortunately, these tips are less likely to be useful 12 days after the sting, and at the present point of time, you need to just wait & watch and treat the scarring if & when it develops by consulting a dermatologist.
During the initial phase, use of anti-venom, lots of vinegar locally, antibiotics cream as needed, and ice packs may all help in reducing the chances of scarring,
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Please get back for any clarifications,
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