A few days ago I noticed my puppy had a scab forming on his lip. 2 days later it was swollen like a balloon and his tongue seemed swollen too. His behavior was off as well.. seemingly more tired.. sleeping in spots where he doesn't usually hang out.. whimpering every once in a while too which was very odd. I took him to the vet and tjey had me give him 100mg benadryl. That brought down the swelling significantly. The vet said it was probably a bee or wasp sting but my pup was very ancy and moving a lot when the vet spent less than 5 minutes looking at him. They told me to keep giving him benadryl in the morning and at night for few days and gave me antibiotics. Since it seemed like the benadryl was helping a lot i didn't start the antibiotics. It's been a few days and I've stopped the benadryl and the swelling on his lip is back and the scabs are still there. Hes also still acting very tired all the time and generally under the weather. Should I start the antibiotics? Has anyone seen spmething like this? I've never had a dog until this pup a few months ago so im not sure what a sting would look like. His lip seems folded. It's really weird. Have you seen something like this before? Did it go away on it's own? Any advice you have is greatly appteciated!
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