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how to stop a bee sting from itching

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Bell venom allergy: It's much more likely that you're allergic to the venom the bee injected into you. Itching is a hallmark of allergy - and if the area is inflamed like ... Read More

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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Disdiscuss: Discuss with allergist.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Remedies: 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
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
Ice: Ice and probably benadryl (diphenhydramine).
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Home 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
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Remedies: 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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
1-2 days: Usually a day or two.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Greg Hinson
26 years experience Family Medicine
try...: An antihistamine for a couple of days, +/- a topical steroid cream. Avoid hot baths/showers.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Histamine: The injury causes histamine to be released into the skin as well as other chemicals.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Cortisone cream: try applying cortisone cream to the area up to 4x daily if necessary. If there is pus, you may need a topical or oral abx. Antihistamine may help but ... Read More

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