Double conventional doses of these non-sedating antihistamines such as Cetirizine, Loratadine, Acrivastine and Fexofenadine
may be needed to get symptom relief. Short courses of oral cortisone or steroids are taken <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span>
short periods (one to three days) to settle more severe symptoms.
You can apply mild corticosteroid cream on your swelling.
You may take Vitamin C along with the prescribed treatment
. Vitamin C is a general anti-allergy supplement.