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wasp sting on foot with swelling

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Allergic reaction: The appropriate treatment would be oral antihistamines and cool soaks to the foot , that should cause the swelling to disappear
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A female asked:
Dr. Chi Nguyen
24 years experience Pediatrics
Ice and Zyrtec.: Ice it to reduce itching, pain and swelling. Do not scratch it. Take Zyrtec to counter act the allergic reaction. See a doctor if it is not better.
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 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
53 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depands: Can last up to 7--10 days.
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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