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Bee sting in the mouth

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Wolter
Dentistry 30 years experience
It Can Be: A bee sting anywhere on the body can cause pain and swelling. Especially in oral tissues (like the tongue), the swelling can be quite extensive. You c... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
It could be : Dangerous if there is significant swelling of the tongue or surrounding air way. If this occurred it could prevent a person from breathing. For throa... Read More

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
Three things-: Otc pain medication such as advil, motrin, aleve (naproxen) or what you normally take for a headache, suck on ice chips, and time. There is nothing el... Read More
Dr. Gary Klugman
Dentistry 46 years experience
Benedryl and Advil (ibuprofen): I don't see that every day, but as long as you are not having an allergic reaction, you can take benedryl and otc pain med like advil (ibuprofen). It ... Read More
Dr. Alexander Gamber
Dentistry 13 years experience
Variety of ways: Most common is to mix baking soda and water together into a paste and put it on the sting area. Make sure you have removed the stinger too! an old i... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
Hospital-based practice 21 years experience
Head or face? Many..: ..possibilties but if ur symptoms involve the face, it is similar to a neurological problem called trigeminal neuralgia. (Trigeminal nerve covers the ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Lockhart
Dentistry 9 years experience
Check with MD: If patient is allergic, they will need medications to treat. If not, Benadryl (diphenhydramine) usually helps and is otc.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
Allergy and Immunology 10 years experience
Unrelated: No reason to believe that a bubble like lesion on the tongue is related to the prior bee sting. The lesion should resolve within 5-10 days. If not, ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 60 years experience
Scalp lesion: This may be an infection e.g. A staph infection. You need medical attention. See your doctor for examination. Meanwhile use a medication neosporin o... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 45 years experience
Bee sting: What a horrible spot to get stung. Take a dose of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and be checked as your tongue is part of your airway. All the best.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Bee sting: The effects of the bee sting should resolve in about 48 hours on your lip. I would recommend taking loratidine or cetirizine for 5 days once daily.
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
See doctor?: If the eye swelling is obscuring your vision or bothersome to you cosmetically, ask your doctor for a Rx (steroid). Have you tried antihistamine yet? ... Read More
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Dr. Ellen Altenburg
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Typically just obser: You need to make sure she doesn't have a severe allergic reaction ( facial swelling, difficulty breathing, hives). If this happens, call 911. Otherwis... Read More

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