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If your arm is pretty much normal, you don't need to continue the prednisone if you don't like the side effects
it tends to help for rebound swelling, but a wasp sting generally does not have this issue
If this was related to food or medication, sticking with the prednisone would be best
I did not mention that the arm that was stung is the left arm where I had a mastectomy and lymphnodes removed in 1999...would this make any difference?
no, not really. the issue is- are you still having a reaction to the toxin and it sounds like it has largely resolved.
things which cause ongoing reactions are ones that you ingest- like food or medicine- because it takes longer to metabolize
but if you can tolerate the prednisone for at least another day, I would do that..
What about cutting the tablet in half and taking only 10 mg?
sure you can totally do that
that is a nice taper :-)