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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Wasp sting: Hello, this event will often times cause severe swelling associated with a possible airway closure. Go to an er asap.
Dr. Reena Gupta
19 years experience Dentistry
Treat symptoms: Lots of herbal remedies available..See your medical professional.

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Hartman
39 years experience Dermatology
Variable: All swelling fades over time from bites. Ice compresses and advil (ibuprofen) may help.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Which type of wasp ?: The yellow jacket (one form of wasp) can cause swelling that may last up to a week.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Balin
47 years experience Dermatology
Wasp sting: If you are allergic to a wasp sting and you have an anaphylactic reaction to the sting you could die that is why they have the bee sting epi pens th ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly (allergic): Severe allergic reactions may present with swelling of tongue, mouth, lips or throat; difficulty swallowing ; breathing, wheezing, tightness of the ch ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Wasp Sting: Remove stinger by scraping along edge of skin with credit card. Clean area with soap & warm water. Apply ice in 10 min. increments; alternating ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Wasp sting: Sorry to hear and know it really hurts. Apply cold compress and call you Dr. office for advice. They know you best.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Possibly: Any time there is a break in the integument (skin and mucous membranes) bacteria may be introduced into the break, but wasp stings seldom result in se ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
No: Please obtain medical evaluation.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
71 years experience Dermatology
WASP STING ITCHY: YES. WASP STINGS CAN BE ITCHY, HOT, SWOLLEN, AND PAINFUL FOR HOURS FOLLOWING A STING. A PASTE MADE OF UNSEASONED MEAT TENDERIZER WITH A FEW DROPS OF W ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
22 years experience Family Medicine
Ice and elevate: Sounds like this is a reaction to the sting. I'd recommend ice, elevating your foot, using nsaids (like ibuprofen), and benadryl (diphenhydramine).
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: common to feel this for few days, better rest, check your blood pressure, could be a side effect of antihistaminic you might be on, please see an alle ... Read More

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