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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
36 years experience Dentistry
Quickly: A bee's stinger is barbed and frequently remains stuck in your skin. The stinger apparatus has venom in it and will continue to pump it in after the b ... Read More
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
See below: If it is a honey bee stinger with the venom sack and musculature still attached, use a credit card or small flat object to scrape the area and remove ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Bee sting: Remove stinger by scraping along edge of skin with a credit card. Clean with soap ; warm water. Apply ice in 10 minute. Increments; alternating 10 o ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Bee stinger removal: Go to the following web site. http://firstaid.about.com/b/2011/04/02/bee-stinger-removal-the-biggest-first-aid-myth.htm.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Not likely: Bee stings tend to get worse for 48 hours then begin resolving over subsequent week. Removal of stinger is good and unlikely that any could be retain ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Med tx.: If a foriegn object could not be scraped out at the time of injury then it may be deeply embedded. "bathroom surgery" carries inherent risks. Recomme ... Read More
A 7-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: The venom from a bee sting can cause fever, abdominal pain and headache.
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A 9-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Evaluation: He should see his pediatrician to be evaluated to find the cause so be treated.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jaiprakash Thakor Jairam
Specializes in Healthcare Professional
Bee sting: anti-histamine(chlorphenramine)and steromien syrup dosed as per age and weight for 2-3 days should do the trick
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A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Bee sting : Bee stings allergies can vary from being life-threatening to mild skin redness. More details are needed to respond to your concern. Please contact a d ... Read More

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