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does acetaminophen help with scorpion sting

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Sting: You may have neuralgic pain brought on by various factors such as an abcessed tooth referred ear pain or nerve irritation.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Bradin
28 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
No: May provide pain relief but Motrin or adnil- non steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines- will reduce the inflammation and secondary swelling from sting ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
No - Remove stinger : By scraping along edge of skin w credit card. Clean area w soap ; warm water. Apply ice in 10 min. Increments (10 on/10 off). Can try tylenol, (acetam ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: It has both diphenhyradramine and tylenol (acetaminophen). Clean area w soap & warm water. Apply ice in 10 min. increments (10 on/10 off). Can try ... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
Depends...: ...On how you define "bad", but most people think so. Symptoms will vary with the size and species of scorpion, but most victims experience pain, ten ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Gloves scorpion: Depends on how big your scorpion is and what the gloves are made of. So ask other who work where you do their recommendations. Just don't lay they dow ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marina Armendariz
26 years experience Pediatrics
Symptomatic: Most scorpions in my area are non-venomous. So i would check with your doctor regarding how dangerous scorpions are in your area. But most can be mana ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
18 years experience Infectious Disease
A welt....: The stinger will introduce the scorpion's venom into he skin: 1. Venom: activates autonomic peripheral and central nerves depending on concentration ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Marlin
49 years experience Neurosurgery
No: The venom has a neurotoxin but the effects are usually local unless you're allergic to it.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Not normally.: I do not believe a normal scorpion can sting through a normal fingernail. If he got the fingernail that is indeed very lucky.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rashed Hasan
31 years experience Pediatrics
Scorpion sing: Put a tourniquet above the site of the sting and go to the nearest emergency department. enveomation requires emergency attention
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