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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Ice: 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 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Wasp sting tips: 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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Yes, can happen: It isn't uncommon to still have some progression of swelling after 24 hours. Clean area with soap ; warm water. Apply ice (bag of frozen peas) i ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Ice: Remove stinger-scrape along edge of skin with a credit card. Clean area with soap & warm water. Apply ice (bag of frozen peas) in 10 min. Increments ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Wasp ? Uncertain: Clean area with soap ; warm water. Apply ice in 10 min. Increments; alternating 10 on ; 10 off. You can take tylenol, (acetaminophen) Aspirin or Mo ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
See below: Clean with soap ; warm water. Apply ice in 10 minute. Increments; alternating 10 on ; 10 off. Tylenol, (acetaminophen) Aspirin or Motrin for pain or ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Novick
43 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends: Most people who are stung by bees just get a red, swollen itchy "bump" in the area...Wshing it right away..Using ice...Applying cortisone cream and ta ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Ice: 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 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Wasp sting tips: Clean area with soap ; warm water. Apply ice in 10 min. Increments; alternating 10 on ; 10 off. You can take tylenol, (acetaminophen) Aspirin or Mo ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Ice/ baking soda: Remove stinger-scrape along edge of skin with a credit card. Clean area with soap & warm water. Apply ice (bag of frozen peas) in 10 min. Increments ... Read More
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