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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Nerve: This may be due to some superficial nerve damage or inflammation from the bite. If so, I suspect the nerve will recover full function after some week ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Levan Atanelov
3 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Urgent: Go to the ED. Afterwards, see a neurologist or a physiatrist for nerve study if symptoms persist
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Bee stings: Remove stinger. Apply cold compresses to bite. Give Benadryl (diphenhydramine) by mouth. You can make a paste of meat tenderizer and apply to bite or ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Reactions vary: The individual response to such a sting will vary from person to person. The localized swelling & pain is a response to injected foreign proteins. ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Use EpiPEN, (epinephrine) go to ER: You may have no problem with this, but if you have an allergy or you think you do, my advice is to get to an er asap. They will give you Epinephrine ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
See below: If no allergy to bee sting then use ice over the area and apply cortisone cream for swelling and itching.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Because the : Body can release histamines.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
What to do:: Remove stinger by scraping along edge of skin with credit card. Clean area with soap & warm water. Apply ice in 10 min. Increments; alternating 10 o ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Silverman
48 years experience Fertility Medicine
Bee sting: It's usually painful unless you've been stung frequently and developed immunity to the components in the fluid associated with the sting. As a beekeep ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
30 years experience Family Medicine
Ouch!: A bee sting can hurt and swell. Be sure to remove the stinger. Apply ice. Take an allergy pill.

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