Take pictures of him until he gives up and walks away.
Boy- "Mooooooom, it really itches."
Mom- "Go put hot water on it."
Boy- "I did."
Boy- "Why are you taking pictures of meeeeee."
"Why aren't you hellllllping?"
Mom- no response
(Still no response)
Boy- "It really, really, really itches."
(Notice the swelling, the redness, the horror of it all?)
"Mom. Your no help at all."
Notice his sister in the background? Just look at that face. I get that face a lot lately. She's about to turn twelve. I think that pretty much sums it up.
Silence is golden